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According to the organization's website, Boy Scout ranks, in ascending order from lowest to highest, are Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star, Life and Eagle. A Scout rank is earned by joining a troop, reci... More »

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An Eagle Scout letter of recommendation is a letter written by an approved reference supporting a scout's advancement to the rank of Eagle Scout. A scout must list five to six references on his Eagle Scout application, a... More »

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An Eagle Scout recommendation letter is written in the same way as many other recommendation letters. It provides details about the potential Eagle Scout from a personal and professional point of view. More »

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Eagle Scout letters of recognition are congratulatory letters sent by leaders, organizations and dignitaries that mark the occasion of a boy earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Often, a troop contacts potential letter write... More »

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As of 2015, a total of 21 merit badges are required for an Eagle Scout rank, including first aid, citizenship in the community, personal fitness, emergency preparedness and environmental science. Other required merit bad... More »

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The official Eagle Scout directory published by the National Eagle Scout Association is available for purchase by verified Eagle Scouts only, as of 2015. There are several lists of celebrity Eagle Scouts available for fr... More »

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Gerald R. Ford Jr., L. Ron Hubbard and Stephen Spielberg were all Boy Scouts who earned the rank of Eagle Scout. All three of them only became notable after earning the Eagle Scout rank. More »

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