Troop 222 Awards Scouting's Highest Rank
June 28, 1998
Michael James Dangler, son of Harold and Anita Dangler, 1220 Bards Ave. received his Eagle Scout Award in an Eagle Court of Honor June 27, 1998, at St. John's United Church of Christ in Naperville. Dangler is a member of Troop 222, which is sponsored by the church. Dangler began his Scouting adventure in Kansas City, MO, and completed Cub Scouts in Pack 611 sponsored by Highland Elementary School of Owensboro, KY.
As a member of Troop 611 for five years, Dangler served as Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, and Assistant Patrol Leader. He is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow and has attended summer camps at Wildcat Hollow (three times) and Camp Roy C. Manchester (twice). He has also participated in High Adventure outings to the National Jamboree, Junior Leader Training, the Philmont Scout Reservation, and several COPE courses.
As a member of Troop 222 for two years, Dangler has served as Senior Patrol Leader, and has gone on many outings with the Troop. With this Troop, Dangler has been to summer camp at Napowan Adventure Base and completed the COPE course there.
Dangler's Star rank project was to deliver food to a homeless shelter in Owensboro, KY. For his Life rank, he and several other Scouts helped the Owensboro chapter of Habitat for Humanity build a house.
Dangler's Eagle Project was to build a superstructure above the North entrance to St. John Church of Christ to keep leaves from coming into the doorway. It involved 15 Scouts and Scouters for a total of 193 man-hours.
A graduate of Waubonsie Valley High School, Dangler was a member of the chess team his senior year; the Science Club for two years; the Orchestra for four years, as well as a member of the fifth grade orchestra his senior year; and he was an AP Scholar.
Dangler is currently a student at The Ohio State University, majoring in English Literature and Military History. He is a member of the OSU Varsity Fencing Team where he has lettered, and several student organizations, where he holds positions in two.
Dangler would like to thank all those who have helped him on his trail to Eagle.