Quinn Meyer: Eagle Scout

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Quinn Meyer of Switzerland County Boy Scout Troop #741 has attained the rank of Eagle Scout – a prestigious accomplishment requiring hard work and dedication for over five years.

Eagle Scout – the highest attainable rank through the Boy Scouts of America – requires a young man to pass many requirements and help the community with several service projects.

Quinn Meyer’s Eagle Scout service project consisted making and installing the scoreboard for the Ogle Park ball field. He has also participated in service projects at Jennings Park; several county cemetery restorations; Markland Dam Park; Ogle Park; the Switzerland County YMCA; and more.

He has volunteered time yearly for the “Relay for Life” and numerous veterans’ programs.

The Boy Scout program helps teach boys the long-honored codes of morality from which our country was founded; as spoken in the Boy Scout Oath: “Duty to God and my country.”

The program uses outdoor survival, exploration, and physical activity to teach independence, confidence, teamwork, and a sense of community obligation.

Quinn Meyer has taken part in scout activities from West Virginia to Southern Utah. The activities have included rock climbing, caving, hiking, rappelling, mountain climbing, camping, fishing, whitewater rafting, archery, rifle and shotgun shooting, canoeing, sailing, and swimming.

Quinn Meyer is a sophomore at Switzerland County High School. His other activities include basketball, cross country, track, and FFA.

He is the son of Bob and Debbie Meyer of near Vevay.