Farmingville, NY – On Sunday, January 8, Supervisor Ed Romaine (right) attended the Eagle Court of Honor for Anthony Michael Joy (left) of Boy Scout Troop 356 in Centereach who attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Anthony started his scouting career in 2006 as a Cub Scout and became a Boy Scout in Troop 356 in February of 2008. Since joining the troop he has held the leadership positions of Troop Guide and Quarter Master. He has earned 22 merit badges during his time in scouting. For his Eagle Project, Anthony designed and built an outdoor kitchenette area for Hobbs Farm in Centereach.
To become an Eagle Scout, a scout must earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, demonstrate leadership, and perform an approved community service project. Since the first Eagle Scout Award was presented in 1912, no more than 4 percent of all Scouts have attained the Eagle Scout rank.
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