Local Boy Scout Receives ‘God and Life’ Four-Star Award

(SAVANNAH, GA)   Local boy scout, Michael Sheppard received the ‘God and Life’ Four-Star Award at White Bluff Presbyterian Church on Sunday, February 2, 2014, which also happened to be the 100th Anniversary of Scout Sunday.  Michael is one of only three local youth to earn this challenging four-part award over the past ten years.  A freshman at Benedictine Military School, Michael is in the process of working on his Eagle Project this year, as well.

For more information, or to arrange an interview, contact Scout Executive Tom Cardiff at 912-927-7272 or 912-257-5129. Established in 1920, the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America serves over 7000 young men and women annually in coastal Georgia though traditional scouting, Venturing, inner city Scout Reach programs, Learning for Life, and Explorer Post programs. Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be ‘Prepared. For Life.’

PHOTO ID:  Scout Executive, Tom Cardiff pins ‘God and Life’ Four-Star Award on Michael Sheppard while proud grandfather, Edwin McCarthy looks on. 

Submitted by:

Barbara Foley, M.Ed.

Outreach Director – Exploring/Learning for Life/Scoutreach

Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America

Mobile Phone:  912-308-7892

Office Phone: 912-927-7272 x 212

11900 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA  31419


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