Re: 5 days until 18th Birthday.....Eagle?
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 16:44:44 -0700
On Thu, 10 Apr 1997, Turba, Thomas N RV wrote:
> Well, you have asked for opinions, so here is mine.
> You say the Scout has "completed the necessary requirements". If this is
> the case, then you should have the Eagle Board of Review. If you feel that
> he has not shown Scout Spirit, or if you have other concerns, these can be
> brought up at the Board of Review.
Excuse me.. but is this not an oximoron?
If a Scout has "completed the necessary requirements: then he must has
shown Scout Spirt and
If he has not shown Scout Spirit then he has not "completed the
ya can't have it both ways.....
I think what the initial poster meant by "completed the necessary
requirements" was that the Scout had earned all the badges, spent the
time in rank.. and had his name on the leader board for the requisit
period of time....
to me though.. because down the road in life one does not wear his
sash, or say that he was a Patrol Leader, .... that Scout Spirit is the one
thing that he really carries with him, and for this reason showing Scout
Spirt is every bit as important as any other qualification...
I said it before... if the Scout has not shown it then it is the
ScoutMaster's DUTY not to sign the form which allows him to go on to the
just my opinion stan rudnick
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City