Barden’s scout shirt holds the red and silver patch that indicates his office in the BSA organization.
The Rowan District Executive of the Boy Scouts of America John Barden occupies an office at St. John's Luthern Church. Orginally from Troy, NC, Barden spent time in Atlanta Ga. as a paralegal before coming home to NC to take over the post with the local BSA. Photo by Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post.
Barden was awarded rank of Eagle Scout in 1996.