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Local Eagle Scouts Honored by Lt. Gov. McKee, Congressmen Langevin at the Rhode Island State House

Photo Credit: The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America

Gathering Of Eagles: Eagle Scouts from across state honored at Rhode Island State House


Local Scouts were honored at the Narraganset Council, Boy Scouts of America traditional “Gathering of Eagles” event at the Rhode Island State House on Tuesday.

The annual event recognized Scouts who have received the Eagle Scout award in the last three years within the Council, with an emphasis on those who received the award this past year.  Rhode Island Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee and Congressman Jim Langevin recognized the hard work and accomplishments of this year’s group of Eagle Scouts in a brief ceremony in the State Room.

According to the The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America, 254 Scouts from their Council earned Eagle in the last year, completing 38,194 hours of community service.  Eagles who attended this year’s event were accompanied by their families, friends, members of the Narragansett Council staff and board, and local volunteer Scout leaders.

Scouts from the following communities were honored:

Barrington: Evan Stabach, Patrick O’Mahony

Coventry: Curtis Bates

Cumberland: Dave Barboza

East Greenwich: Casey Mcquesten, Harrison Timperley, Alfred Timperlay

Exeter: Matthew Karns

Fall River, MA: Andrew Kosinski

Kingston: Andrew Eustus

Lincoln: JR Stager

Matunuck: Adam Murphy

Narragansett: Curtis Bates

North Dartmouth, MA: Aaron Santos, Braedon Santos, Cameron Santos

North Kingstown: John Bozeman, Sam Fuller

North Scituate: Jacob Conlon, Thomas Farnum

Pawcatuck, CT: Rees Harold

Pawtucket: David Coderre, Liam Roesller

Providence: Carlos Contreras III, Jonathon LeJeune

Rehoboth, MA: Alec Pimental

Smithfield: Cameron Souve, John Cassidy, Lorenzo DeSimone, Jason Stoltz

Swansea, MA: Henning Anderson

Warwick: David Cerullo II, Sam Fuller

West Greenwich: Brian Thornber

West Warwick: David Samos Jr., Devin Weiss

Woonsocket: Edward Tupper

 

“I saw a lot of promise in the room at this year’s Gathering of Eagles. These scouts have all demonstrated a willingness to help others for a cause greater than themselves, and made a commitment to be the best they can be,” said Lt. Governor McKee in a news release. “I was honored to meet these young men and I wish them the best.”

“Attaining the rank of Eagle Scout is an incredible achievement. Eagle Scouts demonstrate exceptional leadership, selflessness, and maturity while serving their community and living up to the ideals of the Boy Scouts,” said Congressman Langevin in the news release.  I congratulate these young men for their hard work and commitment, and I look forward to watching them build on this distinguished achievement in the future.”

“These Scouts have showed the upmost dedication, hard work and character through their commitment to earning Eagle rank,” said Tim McCandless, Scout Executive/CEO in the release.  “We are proud of these young men and are excited to see what they will accomplish throughout their lives.”

The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America’s mission is to serve others by instilling the values of the Scout Oath and Law in young people and, in other ways, prepare them to achieve their full potential.  The Council offers a program for boys and young men ages 6 to 21 and young women ages 14 to 21, serving over 13,000 in Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts, and Pawcatuck, Connecticut. For more information, please log on to www.narragansettbsa.org.

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