Latest News from NESA
"Eagle Scout Yearbook Class of 2012"
The National Eagle Scout Association has commissioned Harris Connect, LLC. to produce an all NEW annual Eagle Scout publication that will feature the newest Eagle Scouts from the Class of 2012 . The current publication entitled "Eagle Scout Yearbook Class of 2012," will contain essays and photos of new Eagle Scouts, and will also include a data CD to help Eagle Scouts stay in touch with each other.
Almost 60,000 young men have received the Eagle Scout award in 2012, which is the highest number of Scouts to receive this prestigious award in 100 years. This project will truly be a celebration of the commitment to the service and leadership of Eagle Scouts everywhere.
For those of you who earned your Eagle in 2012, be on the lookout for any outreach that Harris Connect might send your way!
So what if their season record reads "0-10"? This Atlanta football team still scored a winning season. In this exclusive Eagle Scout Magazine video, watch as Coach Adrian Chism — an Eagle Scout and retired Marine — pushes his football players to look past the win column and set an example for other teams in the Atlanta area. You can also read more about Chism in the spring edition of Eagle Scout Magazine. Watch video.
Help All Eagle Scouts Reconnect to Scouting
NESA has conducted three nationwide Eagle Scout searches over the last five years with remarkable success. The current whereabouts of more than 50 percent of living Eagle Scouts has been determined and shared with their local council. In most cases, they will be contacted and invited to come back to Scouting.
The following link contains images or ads to print and to provide to newspapers, newsletters, local magazines, etc., as well as website banners and other sizes, so that we may continue to search for every Eagle Scout.
Visit http://jambo.nesa.org to stay up to date with NESA's preparations for the 2013 National Jamboree, to be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve (SBR) site near Beckley, West Virginia from July 15 to July 24, 2013.
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Boy Scouts of America National Commissioner and Distinguished Eagle Scout Tico Perez was the keynote speaker for the Eagle Scout Heritage Celebration's Kickoff Event on Aug. 11 at the National Scouting Museum in Irving, Tex. Click here to see video of the event.
Follow along as Mark Ray posts behind-the-scenes updates from NOAC, where the National Eagle Scout Association is celebrating 100 years of Eagle Scouts. Click here for live updates.
Their Stories in Their Words
The National Eagle Scout Association recently honored its major scholarship winners for 2011-12. Each has shown remarkable commitment to service, education, and leadership. Click here to view their stories.
Csatari Portrait Celebrates 100 Years of Eagles
Acclaimed Boy Scouts of America artist Joseph Csatari was commissioned by the National Eagle Scout Association to paint a new portrait honoring the 100th anniversary of the Eagle Scout Award.
The portrait was unveiled during the BSA’s National Annual Meeting in Orlando on June 1. NESA’s popular Americanism Breakfast also honored several scholarship winners and the national winner of the Adams service project award.
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to own a print of Csatari’s new work. Click here today to find out how you can order one of these Scouting treasures. Plus, watch a video on how the portrait, “100 Years of Eagle Scouts,” came to life.
Eagle Scouts: Merit Beyond the Badge
One hundred years after Arthur Eldred of New York earned this nation’s first Eagle Scout Award, new, independent research demonstrates the significant, positive impact Eagle Scouts have on society every day. Since it was first awarded in 1912, more than 2 million young men have achieved the Boy Scouts of America's highest rank. The study was conducted by Baylor University. Click here for more information and to download the complete study.