Nine young men in Perkins Township are defying the odds.
For every 100 Boy Scouts, only two achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. But this year in the Perkins school system, nine will achieve the honorary designation.
The boys put nearly 1,000 hours of planning and work into projects benefiting the community and instilling the intrinsic value of helping others.
Tom Hall, Firelands district executive, is responsible for ensuring the 1,863 boys served by scouting in Erie and Huron counties have a quality experience.
Read more in Friday's Register.