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Ross Perot Jr. receives Distinguished Eagle Scout Award

By: Fort Worth Business Press | 
October 14, 2022
Businessman Ross Perot Jr., the driving force behind Alliance Airport and the burgeoning Hillwood real estate development in North Fort Worth, was honored this week for his lifelong involvement with the Boy Scouts.

Eagle Scout living the dream as Philmont cowboy

By: Aaron Derr | 
October 10, 2022
“We did the horseback ride and the light bulb just came on in my head. I knew I wanted to be a Philmont wrangler.”
Portrait of Joel Sartore, 2021, by Ellen Sartore.

Eagle Spotlight: Joel Sartore

By: Robin Strachan | 
October 5, 2022
Eagle Scout Joel Sartore (1977) has devoted his life to saving animals and encouraging people to care about the Earth’s biodiversity. As a National Geographic Explorer and conservation photographer, he has authored numerous books and has contributed photographs to many others. He is also the founder of an ambitious project called the National Geographic Photo Ark that aims to document every animal in human care before the opportunity is lost forever.

Expert shares how to increase the chances of earning a scholarship by writing a good essay

By: Aaron Derr | 
October 5, 2022
When reviewing applications for the more than 60 college scholarships offered by the National Eagle Scout Association, a clear trend emerged: What consistently tripped up otherwise excellent applications more than anything else was the essay.

Eagle Scout tackles crucial job while living for weeks under the Arctic ice

By: Aaron Derr | 
October 3, 2022
As a mechanic assigned to the Navy’s USS Illinois submarine, Jason Buffi and the rest of his team had an important job: keeping the air in the submarine breathable as it spent three weeks under the Arctic ice.
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Lifetime Member is Finalist for America’s Top Young Scientist

By: Trevor Bormann | 
September 30, 2022
Eagle Scout Daniel Thomas will compete for the title of America’s Top Young Scientist this October.

Guess what these college mascots all have in common?

By: Aaron Derr | 
September 26, 2022
The job is performing as a college mascot, and when you look at the requirements, maybe it’s not surprising that four of them at different colleges within just a few hours of each other are all Eagle Scouts.
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Spotlight: National Capital Area Council Alumni & NESA Committee

September 13, 2022
In this council spotlight, learn what the Alumni and NESA Committee of the National Capital Area Council is doing to be successful.

Updates to Alumni & NESA Stores

By: Matthew Wallace | 
September 5, 2022
Learn about the updates coming to the Alumni and NESA stores.

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