Brandon K. Woodruff became Boy Scouts Troop 108’s newest Eagle Scout on May 23 when he passed his Eagle Scout Board of Review.
He was awarded his Eagle Scout badge during a Court of Honor July 1 at Peabody Christian Church. Brian Simmonds led the ceremony. Woodruff’s mother, Tracy Woodruff, presented him his Eagle Medal. His father, Stuart Woodruff, gave him letters of congratulations from the Eagle Scout National Board.
Scout Master Carol Smith presented him his Eagle Badge and neckerchief. Woodruff awarded his Mentor Pin to Smith.
A dinner was held after the ceremony, with 90 people in attendance, including all of Troop 108.
To earn his Eagle Scout award, Woodruff completed many merit badges. Required badges were camping, citizenship in the community, nation, and world, communications, emergency preparedness, environmental science, family life, first aid, personal fitness, personal management, and swimming. Elective merit badges he completed include sports, archery, art, aviation, computers, electricity, fingerprinting, golf, home repairs, horsemanship, Indian lore, leatherworking, music, orienteering, photography, radio, scholarship, sculpture, wilderness survival, woodcarving, and rifle shooting.
For his leadership service project, Woodruff painted fire hydrants in Peabody.