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Welch earns Eagle rank


Jonathan Welch was presented a certificate of appreciation from the
Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency for the construction of Wood Duck
nesting boxes and their installation in the Rankin Wildlife Management
Area. Pictured from left are Allen Welch, Troop 78 Scoutmaster, Matthew
Cameron, TWRA Wildlife officer, Jonathan Welch and Doug Scott, Troop
78 Assistant Scoutmaster.
Published: 8:19 PM, 06/07/2013 Last updated: 8:19 PM, 06/07/2013

Author: Jennifer Hooper
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

WHITE PINE--Jonathan Welch was presented his Eagle rank during a ceremony held June 6 at Harvest Outreach Church in White Pine. Welch is a member of Troop 78 which is chartered to Freedom Fellowship Church in White Pine.

During his tenure in Troop 78, Welch has earned 45 merit badges including the 12 required for the rank of Eagle.

He has served in several youth leadership roles including Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Assistant Patrol Leader and Troop Guide. He earned the Den Chief certificate for his service to Cub Scout Pack 78. He is a member of the Order of the Arrow, an honor society within Boy Scouts of America.

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