Blanchet receives the Eagle badge

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POWDERSVILLE — Christopher Blanchet, a member of Boy Scout Troop 95, has earned the Eagle badge, Scouting’s highest award, which was presented at a Court of Honor held recently at Marathon Community Church.

To receive the award, Blanchet had to meet a series of stringent requirements, capped off by the completion of an extensive project that included providing sidewalks for the Marathon Community Church office building.

In his scouting career, while at Troop 95, he has held several leadership positions, including Senior Patrol Leader, and he has earned 30 merit badges ranging from First Aid and Emergency Preparedness to Citizenship in the Community and Family Life.

The ceremony recognized other Troop 95 scouts for earning 41 merit badges, six Tenderfoot rank advancement awards and 10 various participation awards.

Troop 95 meets at 7 p.m. on Mondays at Marathon Community Church, which sponsors the group. Parents interested in having their sons join should contact Scoutmaster Mike Boom at 859-0462, or email him at

Scoutmaster Mike Boom presents the Eagle badge to Christopher Blanchet.


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