Sam Phillips and Bradley Hanks were recently awarded the prestigious Eagle Scout award at a Boy Scout Troop 184 Eagle Court of Honor. The Eagle Scout award is the highest youth honor in Scouting.
Phillips’ Eagle service project consisted of constructing 25 bird feeders for Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice. Phillips has served in numerous leadership positions. He is an Order of the Arrow Member. Phillips completed the Council Advanced Youth Leadership Experience training course at Quivira Scout Ranch and the 7th Year Camper Award at Camp Hanson. He is the son of Loren and Cindy Phillips.
Bradley Hanks’ Eagle service project consisted of constructing six flower boxes for Cheyenne Bottoms Visitor Center and planting native flowers and vegetation. Hanks served in numerous leadership positions. He is an Order of the Arrow Member. Hanks completed Council Advanced Youth Leadership Experience training course at Quivira Scout Ranch and the 6th Year Camper Award at Camp Hanson. He is the son of James Hanks III and Melissa Pedigo.
Scout Master Melissa Pedigo preformed the welcoming ceremony. Geoff Tracy, Troop 184 Committee member presented the Eagle Scout Awards. Other Kanza District Scouters participating in the ceremony were: Spencer Tracy delivering the Eagle Charge; Darwin Schloemer and Dennis Smith, narrators; Matt Fehr reader. Pastor James Strasen delivered the Invocation. Spencer Tracy and Anthony Phillips served as the Eagle Court Escorts. The Color Guard was comprised of Tristan Mitchell, Phane Pedigo, Jonathan Moos, Marcos Barragan, Trevor Fehr, Wyatt Andrews, and Anthony Phillips.
Bill McKown was the Voice of the Eagle. Cindy Phillips and Melissa Pedigo read the Mother’s Poem.
Bill McKown was presented the Eagle Scout Mentor’s Award.
In the history of Troop 184, 49 young men have earned the Eagle Scout Award.