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LARSON AND BETKA EARN EAGLE RANK

LARSON AND BETKA EARN EAGLE RANK

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Two more Boy Scouts have earned Eagle awards, the highest ranking in the Boy Scouts of America program.

They are Jean-David Larson, 15, formerly of Greensboro, and Robert Steven Betka, 15, of Kernersville.Larson already has received his award and Betka will receive his award at 2 p.m. Feb. 10 in Bethel United Methodist Church, Oak Ridge.

Larson is the son of Richard and Marguerite Larson, formerly of 3803 Oakcliffe Road and now living in Sweden. Until the family moved in December, Larson was a ninth-grader at Southeast Guilford High School.

A member of Troop 369 sponsored by Moriah United Methodist Church, Larson served as scribe, quartermaster and assistant patrol leader. He is also a member of the Order of the Arrow.

For his Eagle Scout project, Larson set up 25 openable and stained bluebird houses along the golf course at Bryan Park.

A sophomore at Northwest Senior High School, Betka is the son of Jim and Ina Betka, 7108 North River Road, Kernersville.

Betka is a member of Boy Scout Troop 139, sponsored by Bethel United Methodist Church. He has been senior patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader, patrol leader, quartermaster, scribe, historian and troop guide. His other Scout honors include attending the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico and the National Boy Scout Jamboree. Also, he received the 50 Miler Award, World Conservation Award, Boy Scout Religious Award and the Den Chief Service Award.

For his Eagle Service Project, Betka worked with the Guilford County Sheriff's Department to organize and set up a Community Watch and Operation I.D. Program in the Woodside Subdivision.

Carter, Goltare honored Two General Greene Council Cub Scouts will be honored today during the church service at Our Lady of Grace Church.\ John Edward Carter from Pack 111, sponsored by Our Lady of Grace; and Gregory Michael Goltare, Pack 334, sponsored by St. Paul's Presbyterian, will be awarded with the Parvuli Dei, a Catholic religious award.

Carter, 8, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Carter of 1238 Pamlico Drive. He, a third grader at Our Lady of Grace School, holds the rank of Bear in Cub Scouting. He is a member of St. Benedict's.

Goltare, 8, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Goltare of 2405 Four Seasons Blvd. He is in the third grade at Archer Elementary School and is a Bear in Cub Scouting. He is a parishioner at Our Lady of Grace Church.

The Parvuli Dei Emblem is given in special recognition by the Catholic Church to a Cub or Webelo Scout for advancement in religious knowledge and spiritual growth.

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