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.
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.
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.
The Fabelmans is a semi-autobiographical drama written and directed by Steven Spielberg. Although the main character’s name is Sammy Fabelman, the story is based on Spielberg’s life from ages 7-18, when he was living in Arizona and active in his local Scout troop.
This year’s digital and amateur radio events are slated for Oct. 14-16. That’s when more than 2 million Scouts from more than 170 countries will connect with other Scouts, locally, nationally or globally.
Juan and Angelica Urbina are both first-generation Americans — proud of their country, and proud of their heritage. They live in the Cielo Vista area of El Paso, Texas, where they are surrounded by families