Man with largest collection of Eagle Scout medals honored

Dr. Terry Grove got his first Eagle Scout Award medal in 1956.

It wouldn’t be his last.

Ever since, he’s been fascinated by the ever-changing design of Eagle Scout medals, patches, hat pins, and other artifacts.

And now, the Central Florida Scouter has amassed the largest collection of Eagle Scout Award medals in the world.

To honor Grove’s efforts to preserve these important pieces of Scouting history, the Boy Scouts of America has presented Grove with its¬†Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, given to fewer than 2,000 Scouters since its inception in 1969.

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