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Boy Scout troop holds award, rank ceremony

Boy Scout Troop 217, chartered by Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, had its Court of Honor on Sept. 21.

Members recognized for their rank advancements were:

Scout _ Mason Anderson, Brian Cornell, Brian Ehrlich, James Goode, Matt McLeod, Garrick Nieman and Randall Sparks.

Tenderfoot _ Jason Anderson, Clinton Bearss, James Goode, Mike Short and Craig Uppercue.

Second Class _ Jason Anderson, Clinton Bearss, Craig Boisseau, Gunar Harris, Daniel Jenkins and Craig Uppercue.

First Class _ Paul Abarca, Jason Anderson, Craig Boisseau and Gunar Harris.

Star _ Tommy Frank and Richard Ward.

Life _ David Reyes.

During the ceremony, 76 merit badges were awarded in 25 areas of study. Most of the badges were earned at three different Boy Scouts of America summer camps attended by the scouts: Camp Flaming Arrow in Lake Wales, Camp L-No-Chee in Paisley and Camp Daniel Boone in North Carolina.

Troop 217 meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, 2902 W Fletcher Ave. For information, call Pat Reyes, 961-4015.