Tag Archives: court of honor

By Susan Cheever
Oct 17, 2016

Legacy of Scouting Spans Three Generations for Chinese-American Family

Ephraim Ong passed his Eagle Board of Review in April this year. His innovative project prompted the Scout Council to ask for more details. He shared a story of a strong legacy of Scouting in his Chinese-American family. The legacy began with Ted H. Ong, grandfather of Ephraim Ong and father of Jacob. Ted’s grandfather […]

By Dave Olpin
Jun 11, 2013

The carrot or the stick?

There are basically two means of motivating a group to accomplish a purpose- –the carrot, or the stick. Having served in the military for several years, I understand readily the difference. Under fierce combat conditions often the only discipline that will drive a man to do his duty in the face of death is the […]