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Eagle Scouts : a centennial history /

In a celebration of the most elite Boy Scout rank, this book combines original stories from current and past Eagle Scouts, as well as information on the history of the rank, its awards, and famous Eagle Scouts. Full description

Main Author: Birkby, Robert.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London ; New York, NY : DK, 2012
Edition: 1st American ed.
Contents: What is an Eagle Scout? Eagle Scouts in action ; Why become an Eagle Scout? ; How it all began ; Scouting comes to America ; Charting the route to Eagle ; The first Eagle Scouts ; Other early Eagle Scouts -- Trail to Eagle. Evolution of Eagle Scout requirements ; Trail to Eagle ; Scout's progress ; Merit badges and the Eagle Scout award ; Eagle Board of Review ; Courts of honor ; Venturing Eagles -- Insignia and emblems. Evolution of the Eagle Scout medal ; Eagle Scout emblems ; Making an Eagle Scout medal ; Eagle Scout palms ; Eagle Scouting's medal man ; Eagle Scout memorabilia ; Highest scouting awards in other nations -- Eagle Scout service. Eagle Scout service projects ; Building Eagle Scout trails, 1924-1934 ; Three Eagle Scout projects in Guatemala ; Project Russian Playground ; 9/11 Eagle Scout project ; Eagles saving lives ; Medal of Honor Eagles ; Presidential encounters -- Flights of Eagles. Eagles by the numbers ; Eagle Scout family ; Eagles on high ; Eagles on ice ; High adventure Eagles ; Eagle Scouts in space ; Scientific Eagles ; E.O. Wilson ; Musical Eagles ; Eagle Scout athletes ; Bill Bradley ; Public servant Eagles ; Steve Fossett ; Eagles who mean business -- Eagle Scout icons. Art of the Eagle ; Eagle Scout Peak ; Eagle Scout Memorial Fountain -- National Eagle Scout Association. The Knights of Dunamis ; MESA history ; Supporting local councils ; The NESA scholarship program ; DESA and NOESA awards ; The Adams Award ; NESA at national events ; Membership benefits ; Eagle alumni -- Eagle testimonials. Eagle Scout testimonials.
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Oshkosh Adult Nonfiction 369.43 B619e Due: 09/06/2016


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