ST. BONAVENTURE - The Allegheny Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America recently recognized its 2013 Class of Eagle Scouts at St. Bonaventure University.
The Eagle Scouts, along with their parents and scoutmaster, were guests of the council at a dinner in their honor. Fifteen of the 36 young men who attained the rank of Eagle Scout were able to attend, along with other past Eagle Scouts. Collectively, the 36 Eagle Scouts gave leadership to community service projects totaling more than 5,400 hours of service.
The Hon. Jeremiah Moriarity, New York State Supreme Court Justice, was the keynote speaker. Moriarity is an Eagle Scout himself, earning his Eagle Medal in a Troop in Franklinville. He was also a member of the Councils Executive Board for many years. More than 100 were in attendance to celebrate the scouts achievements.
Pictured with all the Eagle Scouts is, standing on the left, John Wojciechowicz, Council Executive and Eagle Scout and Anthony Evans, council vice president; center, NYS Supreme Court Justice Jeremiah Moriarity, keynote speaker and an Eagle Scout from Franklinville.; and far right, Curt Crandall, Executive Board member and dinner chairman, Allegany County chairman of the Legislature and Eagle Scout.
For more information about the Boy Scouts, call the Scout Service Center at 665-2697 or visit www.alleghenyhighlands.org.