Journey leads three to Eagle honor
Three Scouts in DeKalb's Troop 33 have earned the Eagle Scout Award in the past year; Brad Schaaf, Charles Kidd, and Derick Peterson.
Eagle Scout is the highest advancement award presented by the Boy Scouts of America. Each year only about 4 percent of all Scouts earn the award. To become an Eagle Scout a candidate must earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, including required subjects such as camping, communications, first aid, citizenship, family life, environmental science, personal fitness and management. In addition to earning merit badges, they must serve their troop in a leadership position and conduct an extensive Eagle Service Project that helps the community while demonstrating their ability to plan, develop, and provide leadersh