Eagles aren’t extinct in Dallas, Texas – at least not the Boy Scout kind.
Troop 914 recently celebrated 12 new Eagle Scouts with a Court of Honor. For the troop from St. Luke Community United Methodist Church that meets in inner city Dallas, it’s the largest Eagle group on record in the troop’s 14-year history.
And they’re all African-American.
Scouting officials say it’s rare to have so many Eagles made at one time.
“As far as we can determine, there’s only been one other time in the history of the Boy Scouts where there were more African-Americans at one time, from one troop” becoming Eagle Scouts, Pat Currie, Scout executive for North Texas’ Circle Ten Council of the Boy Scouts, said in an article published in the Dallas Morning News.
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