Tag Archives: Eagle Scouts

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 Utah National Parks Council
Oct 17, 2013

Silver Beaver: Karen Howcroft

Karen Howcraft, Vernal-UT The National Council wrote to Karen to thank her and tell her they were going to implement her suggestion for an Auto Mechanics merit badge. During her service as committee chair, 33 Boy Scouts achieved Eagle Rank. Karen has also been honored with the Utah Conservation Award. Congratulations to Karen Howcraft-

By Ken Krogue
May 17, 2013

Eagle Scouts and The Scout Oath Still Mean Something

The year was 1982. I was in my junior year in high school and applying for scholarships and appointments to the Air Force and the United States Naval Academy. I was amazed that both Academies asked if I was an Eagle Scout. The profiles both showed an inordinate amount of Eagle Scouts in their alumni […]