Man Awarded Eagle Scout 36 Years Later

Posted on 01 December 2009 by Editor


The Standard Times has an article about a man who was able to be awarded his Eagle Scout award, 36 years later, after delivering a package to a Concho Valley Council Office Manager:

Saturday morning, Boy Scout Troop 20, sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church, named San Angelo’s five newest Eagle Scouts.

For one of them, however, the road to get there took a few extra turns along the way.

Griff Hanks, now a San Angelo resident, completed his Eagle Scout requirements in 1973 in Colorado City. Hanks said that he did not think the paperwork was ever filed, because he was not ever officially presented with his Eagle Scout Award.

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