For Immediate Release: Outstanding Eagle, Eagle Scholarship Recipient and Eagle Scout Class Honoree Named at Eagle Scout Banquet
(Savannah, Georgia) On Saturday, May 17, 2014 the Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America celebrated the annual reunion of Eagle Scout Alumni and recognized all local scouts who earned the rank of Eagle Scout during the past year.
The Coastal Georgia Council consistently ranks above the national average of young men achieving Eagle Scout, with the Class of 2013 consisting of 74 new Eagles. The Coastal Georgia Council proudly recognizes the leadership skills reflected in the achievement of the Eagle rank. “We salute the boys who have earned this elite milestone as well as the families, the excellent troop leaders, and the many quality volunteers who have supported their efforts,” said Coastal Georgia Council Scout Executive, Tom Cardiff.
This year’s Eagle Scout Class Honoree is J. Steven Lewis, J.D. Mr. Lewis is a past council president and currently serves on the council advisory board. The Outstanding Eagle Award recipient, Shaw McVeigh has been executive board member since 1987. The 2013 Eagle Scholarship recipient is Tyler James Blake.
The Coastal Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America serves over 7500 young men and women annually through traditional scouting, Scout Reach 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.’
About: The council website address is http://www.coastalgeorgiabsa.org/ . For more information or to arrange an interview, call Coastal Georgia Council Scout Executive, Tom Cardiff at 912-927-7272, ext. 205.
Barbara Foley, M.Ed.
Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America
Mobile Phone: 912-308-7892
Office Phone: 912-927-7272 x 212
11900 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419