GALLIPOLIS — An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was conducted May 22 for Noah Ferrell in which he was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.
Ferrell has been a member of Boy Scout Troop 201 for six years. During that time he has earned more than 80 merit badges, attended National Youth Leadership training, obtained Brotherhood in the Order of the Arrow, served on OA ceremony team, attended Wilderness Rangers, hiked the Kanawha Trace Trail, was den chief for Pack 206 and participated in many service projects.
The ceremony was led by master of ceremonies, assistant Scoutmaster Russ Shaw, invocation led by Edd Kemper, Eagle charge was led by Chris Van Reeth, and the Eagle oath was led by Scoutmaster Paul Koch. Troop 201 scouts Corey Shaw, Michael Larson, Sloan Brumfield, James Harri and Zack Elliott lit the candles and repeated the 12 points of the Scout Law.
After the ceremony, guests enjoyed finger food and cake prepared by Karen Shaw.
Noah is the son of Mike and Genny Ferrell. His brother, Justin Ferrell, is also an Eagle Scout and assistant Scoutmaster.
The path to Eagle Scout can be challenging. Scouts are faced with a variety of obstacles. With the help of dedicated leaders, a scout’s journey is made less fearful. They learn they can overcome by doing the unexpected.