82 Mo., Ill. Boy Scouts receive Eagle Badges

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - It was a big day for 82 Boy Scouts in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois, at a special ceremony at the Rose Theatre on the Southeast Missouri State University campus.

The Scouts received their Eagle Badges on Saturday.

The Eagle rank is the highest rank a Scout can earn.

Nationally, less than four-percent of all Scouts complete their Eagle requirements.

That includes earning 21 merit badges and completing a service project.

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