What It Means To Be An Eagle Scout
Posted On: 2021-03-05
Inspirational Piece You Can Use In Your Court Of Honor
by Greg Gough
It means that I have the ability to be a leader. Not of a gang or criminal organization but a leader of like-minded individuals that uphold a creed, a sacred oath. A passion for life and the principles that founded the United States of America. Patriotism is a loyalty I will never break. If called on I would voluntarily give my life for my country. But more importantly, I will work to make it better. Duty to God is an ongoing learning and incorporating of similar moral values that ensure that I will be a compassionate and productive citizen.
Eagle Scout is not a patch, an award or certificate to hang on the wall. It is a way to live your life. Although the trail to Eagle is hard work and fun; it is much more. The Eagle rank is an education. Each rank is a chapter. The conclusion is that by earning the Eagle rank the individual has the tools to be a responsible consciences citizen who would gladly advance the group before the individual.