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Fall Court of Honor – September 28, 2016

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Troop 59 will be holding its Fall Court of Honor.  This Court of Honor celebrates the achievements of the troop, including rank advancements and earned merit badges, since this past June. All scouts, family members and friends are invited to attend.  Scouts will wear full Class A uniforms, including sashes and pins.

The Court of Honor will start at 7:30 PM, at the First Presbyterian Church.  Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

Nicholas Haines, Eagle Scout

Congratulations to Nicholas Haines, upon earning Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scout program.

During a Court of Honor held on August 27 at the First Presbyterian Church, Nick was presented with his Eagle Scout badge and pin, and was celebrated by members his family, friends, and fellow Troop 59 scouts and leaders.

Troop 59 offers our heartiest congratulations to Nick on this achievement!

New Leadership Positions

Here are the 2016/2017 Troop 59 leadership positions of responsibility:

  • Senior Patrol Leader: M Baeyens
  • Assistant Senior Patrol Leader: W Walto
  • Patrol Leaders: T Garno and A McAvoy
  • Scribe: J Wagner
  • Webmaster: T Marshall
  • Quartermaster: M Sullivan
  • Librarian: D Vreeland
  • Bugler: A McAvoy
  • Leave No Trace Trainer: J Soldan
  • Chaplain’s Aide: J Sullivan
  • Historian: S Theoclitus

Scouts must know, understand and fulfill the responsibilities of their positions in order to have completed the requirement to “serve actively in your unit… …in one or more (of the following) positions of responsibillity.” for rank advancement.

Refer to the responsibilities on the Troop 59 web site at http://www.troop59.com/troop-positions-of-leadership/