Scouting news

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 7, 2011

Troop 401 announces advancements
Troop 401 announces its 2010 third and fourth quarter advancements.
Merit badges earned
Brandon Andrade, Enviro Science, Scouting Heritage
Corey Beaver, CitN, CitW, First Aid, Swimming
Joe Cornacchione, Communications, Small Boat Sailing, Swimming Theater
Nick Cornacchione, Chemistry, Climbing, Energy, Family Life, Genealogy, Nature, Nuclear Science, Plant Science, Pottery, Public Speaking, Reptile and Amphibian Study, Scholarship, Soil andWater Conservation
Sam Cornacchione, Canoeing, CitN, Communications, Life Saving, Small Boat Sailing
Matt Gannon, Personal Fitness, Personal Management
Ryan Lasker, Canoeing, Swimming
Dylan Maher,CitC, Personal Fitness, Wilderness Survival
Will Murdoch,CitN, CitW, Communications, Computers, Enviro Science, First Aid, Scouting Heritage
Daniel Nunn, Canoeing
Kevin Robinson, Family Life, Personal Fitness, Personal Management
Ben Sunding, Art, Camping, First Aid, Enviro Science, Swimming
Andrew Timmerman, Camping, Communications, Enviro Science, Personal Fitness, Wood Carving
Jonathon Watson, Canoeing
Zack Williams, Basketry, CitN, Communications, Family Life, Music, Personal Fitness, Personal Management, Reading, Reptile &Amphibian Study, Sports, Swimming
Ranks earned
Tenderfoot: Corey Beaver, Will Murdoch
Second Class and First Class: Corey Beaver, Ryan Lasker, Will Murdoch, Ben Sunding, Andrew Timmerman
Star: Joe Cornacchione, Sam Cornacchione, Zack Williams
Life: Dylan Maher, Zack Williams
Bronze Eagle Palm: Matthew Gannon
In 55 years, the Troop has presented 3,198 merit badges, to its dedicated Scouts. The Troop earned the 2010 Camp John J. Barnhardt Baden-Powell Honor Unit Award.
The Troop meets on Thursdays at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Assistant Scoutmaster Henry Fairley IV at 704-637-9248.