The Saratoga Sun -

By Liz Wood 

Neville promoted to Eagle Scout

Local teen joins elite group

 

Liz Wood

Boy Scout leader Gene Smith puts the slide on Chauncey Neville’s Eagle Scout Scarf as Bud Allen of District Boy Scouts watches.

Chauncey Neville joined the 2 percent of the Boy Scouts of America who earned their Eagle Scout on March 2.

The percentage is higher in Saratoga, according to Boy Scout leader Gene Smith. More than nine boys have earned their Eagle Scout in the last 10 years, Smith said. With only four boys left in Troop 153, all of them are working toward their Eagle Scout.

Three of those members of the troop participated in Neville’s Court of Honor at the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) gym.

Gene Smith, Scout Master for Troop 153 and an Eagle Scout himself, led the ceremony.

It was fitting that Ne...



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