Ryan Dysland was presented with Scouting’s highest honor on December 15, 2018 at West Side Church in Richland, WA, the Blue Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America has announced.
He is the son of Eric & Karlene Dysland of Kennewick, WA. Daniel is a member of Troop 237, chartered by West Side Church. His Scout leader is Dick Nelson.
To achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, Ryan had to earn 21 merit badges and show leadership by planning, developing, and completing a community service project. Ryan also earned a Bronze Eagle Palm for achieving the completion of 26 merit badges by the time he reached Eagle.
For his project, Ryan restored the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for the City of Kennewick with donations from the City and the Combat Veterans International. The entire project took more than 100 hours to complete.
Ryan attends Liberty Christian School where he is active in varsity football. Since he is only 15 years old, Ryan plans to continue to serve his community in the coming years before attending college.
The rank of Eagle is earned by less than four percent of all youth who join Boy Scouts of America. In 2017, 95 boys in the Blue Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America earned the Eagle Scout Award, providing over 10,672 service hours.
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