Farmingville, NY - On June 1, Supervisor Ed Romaine attended the Court of Honor Ceremonies for Boy Scouts of America Troop 161 of Shoreham. The ceremony was held at St. John the Baptist RC Church in Wading River. The Supervisor presented each new Eagle Scout with a proclamation from the Town Board during the ceremony. Pictured in the back row (left to right) are Supervisor Ed Romaine; County Legislator Sarah Anker; Jacob Pozgay; Erich Fuhrmann; Erich DiLisio; John German; Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and Congressman Lee Zeldin. Kneeling are (left to right) Jacob Raynor; Hunter Pozgay; Matthew Sherman and Ronan O’Toole.Supervisor Romaine said, “Congratulations to all of the new Eagle Scouts for completing their projects and achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Boy Scouts are the leaders of tomorrow and from what I can see of this outstanding group of young man, we’ll certainly be in good hands.”Since the award was presented in 1912, no more than four percent of all Scouts have attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Since its introduction in 1911, the Eagle Scout rank has been earned by more than two million young men.
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