Scouts, Explorers ring Opening Bell on New York Stock Exchange

Ten New York Scouts and Explorers have joined a prestigious list that includes Nelson Mandela, Bradley Cooper, Phil Mickelson, Miss Piggy and Darth Vader.

All have rung the Opening Bell on the New York Stock Exchange.

On Wednesday, the Scouts and Explorers from the BSA’s Greater New York Councils joined the fun.

Watch video of the bell-ringing here and see photos below.

Meanwhile, there’s no word yet on whether these Scouts were able to fulfill any requirements for the American Business merit badge.

Who’s who

Here’s who is in the photo above.

Front row, left to right: Tyler P. (Pack 422, Manhattan), Tayden P. (Pack 422, Manhattan), David P. (Pack 349, Queens), John Tuthill (NYSE employee), Marco S. (Troop 422 Manhattan)

Middle row, left to right: Jeremy G. (Troop 263, Queens), Noah J. (Troop 263, Queens), Kyle J. (Eagle Scout, Troop 748, Bronx), Jariah G. (Explorer Post 2044, Bronx), Jaleesa V. (Explorer Post 2044, Bronx), Wesley R. (Troop 263, Queens)

Back row, left to right: Ethan Draddy (Scout Executive, GNYC), Tom Bain (Executive Board, GNYC), Jeremy G. (Troop 6, Staten Island)
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Photos courtesy of Valerie Caviness/NYSE.

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