Another Eagle Scout from LDLV – Congrats!

  • Congratulation to our Troop Guide :  Koby Ngo, who is officially Eagle Scout on Wednesday Apr 12th, 2017

  • Congratulation to our Troop Guide :  Phillip Huynh, who is officially Eagle Scout on Wednesday Apr 5th, 2017

  • Congratulation to our Scribe:  William Thanh Dat Nguyen, who is officially Eagle Scout on Wednesday Mar 8th, 2017.

  • Congratulation to our quatermaster: Long Viêt Pham, who is officially Eagle Scout on Wednesday Feb 15th, 2017.

What is next ? There are a lot more:

  • Join the crew (thanh) 980 team to continue your community service (you still need to show your highschool these service hours 🙂
  • Or continue to next rank of Eagle Palm https://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Eagle_Palms
  • Or most important at all: become Troop 980’s Junior Assitance Scout Master to train the younger scouts. All leaders of troop 980 need you!
  • … (please see addition info below)

On behalf of all leaders of troop 980, I wish you the best on your next step going to college and with the skill you have learned, you will soar higher & higher into your future.
Dont forget to put this Eagle star to shine up your college application as well as the resume for your job applications in future … and most important, don’t ever forget your Eagle nest, the troop 980, right?

 

Source WikiPedia

After achieving the rank of Eagle Scout 

Eagle Scouts are expected to set an example for other Scouts and to become the leaders in life that they have demonstrated themselves to be in Scouting. They are disproportionately represented in the military, service academy graduates, in higher education and academia, major professions, the clergy, business and politics.[39][40]:149–159 Eagles are more likely to exercise for 30 minutes or more every day, volunteer for religious and nonreligious organizations, have closer relationships with family and friends, be in a leadership position at their place of employment or local community, donate money to charitable groups, and to work with others to improve their neighborhoods.[41]

Scholarship opportunities

Academic scholarships can be awarded to Eagle Scouts based upon academic, financial need and Scouting participation. Application requirements for the Scout is to have a minimum score of 1800( base on 2400 max score) on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or 28 on the ACT to apply. Scholarships vary in the amount awarded. The Scout may be awarded:

  • the $3,000 NESA scholarships
  • the $2,500 Mabel and Lawrence S. Cooke scholarship
  • a $25,000 Mabel and Lawrence S. Cooke scholarship
  • a $48,000 Mabel and Lawrence S. Cooke scholarship
  • the $50,000 NESA STEM scholarship
  • others that vary in amount …

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