John Yang earns Eagle

Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 15, 2015

John Jung-Suk Yang, 16, is receiving his Eagle Scout award today, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Salisbury.
As a Boy Scout in Troop 443, John earned 23 Merit Badges and attended summer camps at Camp John J. Barnhardt and Camp Daniel Boone.
For his Eagle Scout project, John planned and led the construction of the home dugout for the Salisbury High School softball field.
A junior at Salisbury High School, John participates in cross country, basketball, baseball, student government, Junior Civitan, Key Club, National Honor Society, Young Life, Latin Club, Crosby Scholars and is a charter member of Rowan County Student Leaders. He has attended Student Athlete Summer Institute at Elon University and Broyhill Leadership Conference at Wingate University. As an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, he is active in the youth group and has participated in a mission trip to Guatemala.
John is the son of Steve and Lori Yang of Salisbury.