Re: Active Scouts?
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Sat, 26 Apr 1997 18:37:50 -0400
On Sat, 26 Apr 1997, Steven G. Tyler wrote:
> Jonathan Dixon wrote, in part:
> > I too (as a former bugler)
> > have often wondered why that position is left out (especially since
> > historian was recently added to the Eagle list, which I believe leaves
> qualifying positions, but it may be because qualifying for Bugler
> depends on a set of skills only a few Scouts would be likely to
> possess. OTOH, almost every Scout can, with suitable diligence, master
> the skills required for the other positions. Just a guess.
I would think that rarity of skill would be *exactly* what would
recommend it to National. 1% make Eagle and how many of _them_ are
I do agree with an earlier post that bugling, er bulgeing ... uh, playing
bugle? isn't exactly in the same class of leadership as SPL. Still, to
keep at the instrument until one can play something recognizable is no
mean feat in today's world. Sheer doggedness has something to recommend
it in the end.
Unless, of course, it's "you" being dogged about something "I" don't
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City