Troop 443 High-achieving Eagle Scout deserves ‘merit’ pay

posted Nov 28, 2014, 7:43 AM by Rowan District BSA   [ updated Nov 28, 2014, 7:44 AM ] 

Jared  is a goal-oriented young man. In the fifth grade, he started playing the trombone, and now in the eighth grade, he’s holding down first chair for the all-county middle school band.

In elementary school, Hensley wasn’t satisfied when his third-grade science fair project won the Rowan-Salisbury Schools competition but didn’t make district competition. “The next time,” he vowed, “I’m going to state.” His next science fair project...