SAR Recognizes Eagle Scouts for Leadership and Citizenship
Eagle Scouts Rawlyn James Rogers and David Alexander Levy of Boy Scouts of America Troop 468 in Largo were presented with Eagle Scout Certificates of Recognition for outstanding leadership and citizenship from the Sons of the American Revolution, Florida Society, Clearwater Chapter. SAR Compatriot Art Hays presented the certificates at the Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony held on June 24 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Largo. For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Rawlyn Rogers, age 17, designed, planned and provided leadership to volunteers for the building and installation of a bookcase at the Church of Ascension Day School in Belleair. He also supplied the children books for the bookcase. Rogers has been involved in scouting for 8 years and has earned 34 merit badges and camped out a total of 108 nights. He is a recent graduate of Dunedin High School where he was the Cadet Commanding Officer of the Naval Jr. ROTC Unit. He was actively engaged with the ROTC unit in orienteering, the drill team, the academic team and the color guard. Rogers has enlisted in the U.S. Army where he plans to become an Information Technology Specialist. He leaves for basic training this August. Rogers is the son of Rawlyn and JoAnn Rogers of Belleair. For his Eagle Scout Service Project, David Levy, age 16, designed, planned and provided leadership to volunteers for the building and installation of a fence at the Clearwater Airpark for the Civil Air Patrol, of which he is also a member. Levy has been involved in scouting for 5 years and has earned 37 merit badges, camped out a total of 45 days and has hiked over 50 miles on the Appalachian Trail. He is a member of the Order of the Arrow. He will be starting his senior year at Osceola High School, where he is involved in running cross-country. David is the son of Ron and Carol Levy of Clearwater.