Where Eagle Scout Medals Come From

Posted on 04 November 2009 by Dan

1104wc-medals001The Suburban Journal has an interesting feature on the company that creates the Eagle Scout Award Kits, check it out:

When David Bouchein won his Eagle Scout medal in the 1970s he had no idea of the prominence that award would play later in his life.

“Who would have thought I’d be running the company that made my Eagle medal?” said Bouchein, president of Stange Company.

“My grandpa, Elmer Wagenfuehr, got his own Eagle Scout award in the 1920s, and I think he’d be very proud of me.”

For 14 years, Bouchein, 47, has led the company, which manufactures employee recognition and service awards.

Read the whole article at the Suburban Journal.

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Hat Tip: Boy Scout Trail

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