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Nick Sellars, Eagle Scout Court of Honor

On Saturday, August 25, 2012, Eagle Scout Nick Sellars was honored with a Court of Honor where he was presented with his Eagle Scout rank.  Nick has earned 35 merit badges, and served in numerous leadership positions, including Troop Guide for our troop, and Quartermaster for the 2010 National Jamboree contingent.

Surrounded by family and friends, Nick reflected on his path to Eagle, and then had his Eagle rank pinned to his shirt by his mother, Lisa Sellars.  The Eagle Charge was given to him by his brother, Eagle Scout Christopher Sellars.

The Court of Honor was well attended, and was followed by a reception.



Troop Leadership Training 2012

Ten Scout leaders from Troop 45 got together on Sunday, August 26, 2012, to participate in the Troop Leadership Training session conducted by TCC Chris Driskill and ASM Tom Morgan.  The ten youth leaders spent the majority of the day learning about leadership skills and methods, as well as attending a chapel service conducted by Troop 45 Chaplain's Aide James Travis.

After a pizza lunch, the troop leaders wrapped up their training session, and then conducted a Troop Operation Workshop, where they planned the troop's 2012-2013 calendar of events.  The calendar session was led by Senior Patrol Leader Evan McBroom, and the proposed calendar was developed by the troop Patrol Leaders' Council.

This was a great day of Scouting.

New Order of the Arrow Members

Eight Scouts and one Scouter from Troop 45 were recently elected to membership in Scouting's national honor society, the Order of the Arrow.   Completing the membership requires them to participate in a weekend event known as the Ordeal, and all nine pf these successfully completed their ordeal without flinching.  They are seen here on Saturday evening, after their full induction into the order.

Silas Knox Receives Eagle Scout

Knox Family

On  Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, Eagle Scout Silas Knox was honored at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor recognizing his accomplishment in attaining the coveted rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.  Silas's ceremony was well attended, including his brother, Troop 45 Eagle Scout  Johnson Knox, at home for Christmas from the US Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut.

(Pictured above, left to right: Micah Knox, Johnson Knox, Brace Knox (mom), Eagle Scout Silas Knox, Isaiah Knox, and Noah Knox)