From left, Eagle Scouts Rawlyn Rogers, David Levy and SAR Compatriot Art Hays. Hays presented the teens with their Eagle Scout certificates.
LARGO – Eagle Scouts Rawlyn James Rogers and David Alexander Levy of Boy Scouts Troop 468 in Largo were recently presented with their Eagle Scout Certificates of Recognition for outstanding leadership and citizenship from the Sons of the American Revolution, Florida Society, Clearwater Chapter.
SAR Compatriot Art Hays presented the certificates at a ceremony on June 24 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Largo.
For Rogers’ Eagle Scout project, the 17-year-old designed, planned and provided leadership to volunteers for the building and installation of a bookcase at the Church of Ascension Day School in Belleair. He also supplied the children with books for the bookcase.
He has been involved in scouting for eight years and has earned 34 merit badges and camped out a total of 108 nights. He is a recent graduate of Dunedin High where he was the Cadet Commanding Officer of the Naval Jr. ROTC Unit. He was actively engaged with the unit in orienteering, the drill team, the academic team and the Color Guard. He has enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he plans to become an information technology specialist. He leaves for basic training in August. He is the son of Rawlyn and RoAnn Rogers of Belleair.
For Levy’s Eagle Scout project, the 16-year-old designed, planned and provided leadership to volunteers for the building and installation of a fence at the Clearwater Airpark for the Civil Air Patrol, of which he is a member. He has been involved in scouting for five years and has earned 37 merit badges, camped out a total of 45 days and has hiked more than 50 miles on the Appalachian Trail. He is a member of the Order of the Arrow and will be starting his senior year at Osceola High, where he is involved in running cross-country. He is the son of Ron and Carol Levy of Clearwater.
Of every 100 boys who join scouting, fewer than five will attain the rank of Eagle Scout.