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2023 Eagle Scout Project of the Year: He transformed a school bus into a mobile food pantry

By: Michael Freeman | 
July 26, 2023
The Adams awards recognize outstanding Eagle projects completed by young people who earned the Eagle Scout rank in 2022.

Five things we learned from two Eagle Scouts who founded their own nuclear energy startup

By: Sheniece Chappell | 
June 26, 2023
When Kevin O’Sullivan and Mason Rand first met at the University of Chicago, they quickly learned they had something in common: a vision of a clean energy future driven by nuclear energy.

NFL strength coach Earns Outstanding Eagle Scout Award at Americanism Breakfast

By: Gina Circelli | 
June 1, 2023
Monty Gibson, strength and conditioning coach for the Cleveland Browns, brought the Americanism Breakfast crowd of Scouters to their feet this morning. But not before he brought his Scouting journey to a new summit as

A NESA gift membership is ideal for Eagle Scout graduates

By: Aaron Derr | 
May 30, 2023
If you search the internet for “best graduation gifts,” you’ll find ideas ranging from practical to downright exorbitant. After a significant amount of Googling, I couldn’t find anything more useful than the suggestion I got from a coworker: a gift membership to the National Eagle Scout Association.

Extreme Makeovers, Round 48: Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos

By: Sheniece Chappell | 
May 9, 2023
This is the 48th entry in an occasional series in which we share Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos. See the complete collection here and submit your own here. To fully understand the impact Eagle Scout projects have on communities,

Eagle Scout helps keep family tradition going on cattle ranch

By: Michael Freeman | 
May 3, 2023
Like in Scouting, where Scouts work together in patrols, families work together to keep their farm or ranch going.

A Scout in Action! Jenna Bush Hager’s husband, an Eagle Scout, saves woman from choking

By: Aaron Derr | 
March 13, 2023
Jenna Bush Hager, co-host of the immensely popular Today with Hoda & Jenna morning news program, revealed last week that her husband, Eagle Scout Henry Hager, recently saved a woman from choking by using the abdominal thrusts technique he learned in Scouting.

Eagle Scout strives to promote disability inclusion in space exploration

By: Sheniece Chappell | 
March 6, 2023
As a filmmaker, actor and broadcaster, Eagle Scout Zach Damon has an impressively packed career. However, his passion for advancing the aspirations of people who have disabilities has launched him into a whole other pursuit.

2022 merit badge rankings: A new chart-topper emerges

By: Gina Circelli | 
February 28, 2023
Let's take a look at what changed, what stayed the same and what took the prize as our most highly earned merit badge of last year.

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