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2021 Eagle Scout Project of the Year: He built an exhibit to honor heroes of D-Day

By: Bryan Wendell | 
June 14, 2021
Christopher Adam led a team that designed and constructed an educational exhibit about D-Day, the Normandy landings in World War II.

New research reveals an even earlier Black Eagle Scout: Hamilton Bradley of New York

By: Bryan Wendell | 
March 24, 2021
Hamilton Bradley of New York is the earliest known Black Eagle Scout in BSA history. His Eagle court of honor was held on Dec. 19, 1919.
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5 Quick Questions with: Joe Davidson, Eagle Scout and Washington Post columnist

By: Bryan Wendell | 
March 18, 2021
5 Quick Questions with: Joe Davidson, Eagle Scout and Washington Post columnist

From literal poster child for the BSA to Eagle Scout: 11 years, countless memories

By: Bryan Wendell | 
October 14, 2019
Jonathan and his dad, Bruce, were photographed together in 2008 for a BSA recruiting campaign. More than a decade later, Jonathan is now an Eagle Scout.

This is why some Eagle Scouts didn’t have to earn Life or Star badges

By: Bryan Wendell | 
November 29, 2018
In an odd twist, eight of the first nine Eagle Scouts earned neither Star nor Life recognition. That includes Arthur Eldred, the first ever Eagle Scout.

Meet 113 Scouts who became famous

By: Bryan Wendell | 
February 2, 2018
This list of 113 Scouts who became famous includes presidents and Pulitzer Prize recipients, astronauts and athletes, celebrities and CEOs.

Fascinating new details about BSA’s first Eagle Scout, Arthur Eldred

By: Bryan Wendell | 
July 6, 2017
We know all about Arthur Eldred’s Scouting success, but we don’t know much about his board of review — the final step to becoming the first Eagle Scout.

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