An Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Skylar Plew was held August 24 at Par-Gil Natural Resource Learning Ceremony.
The opening flag ceremony was presented by Cole Miller and Nate Plew. Master of ceremonies was former Scoutmaster Robert Parker. Eagle Scouts Jason Hopper of Troop 792 and Matt Holden of Troop 410 escorted Plew into the ceremony.
Scoutmaster Tom Miller delivered the Eagle Charge and Eagle Oath. The Eagle Scout badge was presented to Plew by his father, Preston Plew. Skylar then presented honor pins to both of his parents and to his grandfathers. The closing flag ceremony was conducted by Nate Plew and Cole Miller. An American flag which had been flow over the Pentagon was then presented to Plew. He also received a binder filled with congratulations from local, state and federal elected officials. A reception followed the ceremony.
Plew’s Eagle project was completed at the Mid-American Windmill Museum in Kendallville. He raised funds to construct new benches along the walking trail along with completing some maintenance projects on the property.
To earn the rank of Eagle Scout, a boy may earn a total of 21 merit badges – 12 of which are specifically required. While a Life Scout, he must serve for a minimum of six months in a leadership position and plan, develop and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to an organization in his community. He must also take part in a Scoutmaster conference and successfully complete an Eagle Scout Board of Review.
Plew is a 2013 graduate of Lakeland High School. He plans to attend Ivy-Tech in Ft. Wayne then IPFW to study radiology.