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Luke Dossett to Receive Eagle Scout Award


January 03, 2017
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(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - On Friday, January 6, 2017 Luke Dossett, 17, son of Josh and Mary Dossett, will be honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony at 6:30 pm at Holy Name Catholic Church Parish Hall. Local Eagle Scouts, Scouters, Scouts and friends of Luke are invited to attend.

jpg Luke Dossett to Receive Eagle Scout Award

To earn Scouting’s highest award, Luke had to earn 24 merit badges, serve as a leader in his troop, and complete a major community service project.

Luke’s service project was to repair and replace the sub flooring of Studio A at Ketchikan Theatre Ballet. With the help of local scouts, leaders and members of KTB his project logged over 375 man hours. Luke was also able to raise over $1500 to offset the costs of the repair.

Luke has been a member of Troop 4, chartered to Holy Name Catholic Church, for over 7 years. He has served as assistant patrol leader, patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader, senior patrol leader and is currently junior assistant scoutmaster. He has been a member of the Order of the Arrow, the honor society of scouting, for 3 years. He was recently elected as the Vice Lodge Chief of the Great Alaska Council and has been awarded the OA Founder’s Award. He has attended a National Jamboree, Scouting Adventures to the Bahamas and Canoeing down the Stikine, along with numerous leadership and Boy Scout camps in Alaska and Washington.

Luke is a senior at Ketchikan High School. He has been involved in Kayhi Varsity Football for 4 years, Kayhi Debate for 4 years, Kayhi Concert Choir for 3 years, Kayhi Jazz Choir for 2 years, Kayhi Track for 2 years, and Ketchikan Dribblers League for over 6 years. Next year, Luke is planning to study Education at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA with hopes to return to teach and coach at Ketchikan High School.


Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews



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