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2 Scouts achieve Eagle

Jason Puryear
Jason Puryear

Two Raleigh Boy Scouts have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, Boy Scouting’s highest achievement. Here’s what they did for their projects.

Jason Puryear, a senior at Trinity Academy of Raleigh, relocated an archery range, built target stands and enhanced the safety of the range for Raleigh’s Camp Trinity. The camp, an outreach of Trinity Academy, provides summer camp and extended learning opportunities for kindergartners to ninth-graders.

Jason is the son of Bobby and Susan Puryear of Raleigh. His grandmother is Jo Ann Walters of Fayetteville. Deceased grandparents are Rudolph and Hazel Puryear of Raleigh, and Harold Walters of Fayetteville (also an Eagle Scout). He is a member of Troop 11, based at Calvary Presbyterian Church. He is also a member of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America.

Michael Parker, a sophomore at Leesville High School in Raleigh, built bluebird houses, hummingbird and butterfly planters, and a raised garden for residents at the Kisco Senior Living community Abbotswood at Stonehenge to enjoy. Michael Parker was a Life Scout with Troop 350 prior to this project at Abbotswood.