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Frank Lentz Earns the Eagle Scout Award

Frank Lentz, Eagle Scout(April 15, 2009) Frank Allan Lentz is Troop 45's newest Eagle Scout. Frank was awarded the Eagle Scout at a special ceremony recently held in his honor. The Eagle award is the highest award earned by a youth member of the Boy Scouts, and of all the boys who enter Scouting, only 4 percent earn Eagle Scout.

As part of the requirements for Eagle Scout, Frank was required to complete a community service leadership project. For his project, Frank planned and led the effort to remove old fencing and landscape an area at his church.

Frank has been a member of Troop 45 since 2001. He is a recent graduate of Olympic High School and plans to attend Central Piedmont Community College.

Troop 45 is sponsored by Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church and is led by Lynn Snuggs. Visit the troop web site at www.troop45nc.org.

Othe members of Troop 45 to earn Eagle Scout include Gary Rogers, Milas Dyer, William Lindsay, Matthew Martell, and Nicholas Ray.

Boy Scouts of America - Mecklenburg County Council - Apache District
The Apache District of the Mecklenburg County Council generally serves the southwestern quadrant of Mecklenburg County. The following Steele Creek area churches sponsor Boy Scout Troops and Cub Scout Packs:

For more information, contact these churches' offices or see the unit contact information here: Apache District of the Mecklenburg County Council.

Since 1915 the Mecklenburg County Council, Boy Scouts of America, has been providing opportunities for the youth of this county to learn, grow and develop into the type of leaders that have built the Charlotte area into one of the most dynamic communities in our nation.

Always in strong partnership with the religious, civic and business communities, Scouting has taught traditional values, respect for God and Country, life skills and responsible citizenship to generations of area young people.  Scouting provides the youth of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County with activities and programs outside of school hours which are safe, productive and structured.