VIDEO: African-American Boy Scout Troop Celebrates A Dozen Eagles

(Houston, TX)  --  Houston has a dozen new Eagle Scouts.  The honors were awarded at a Saturday ceremony at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Midtown.  

Organizers say it was the largest Eagle Scout class in the 54-year history of Troop 242, the first Houston troop chartered for African-American Boy Scouts.  The Eagle Scout Award is the highest advancement award offered by the Boy Scouts.  Only four-percent of all Scouts ever attain the rank.

 

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