Millbrook teen soars his way to Eagle Scout status

Assistant Scout Master Mike Herzog, left, spoke at the induction ceremony of Patrick Scribner into the Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Sunday, May 20, at the Millbrook firehouse. Patrick, 18, is a member of Millbrook’s Troop 31. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK— On Sunday, May 20, the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 31, Millbrook, welcomed Patrick Dennis Scribner to the Eagle Scout Court of Honor in a ceremony called to order by Troop Leader Edward Olson.

Eagle Scouts are the highest rank in the Boy Scouts and the honor is more than 100 years old. Not an easy task, it takes years to fulfill the requirements. 

The Scout must earn at least 21 merit badges, be reverent of the Scout’s oaths and laws, show a willingness to serve and an aptitude for leadership.

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