Ryan Basinger, 17, a senior at the Loudoun Vally High School and Edward Calley, 19, a freshman at Washington and Lee University, both members of Middleburg / Aldie Boy Scout Troop 2950, were honored in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor December 19th, at the Middleburg Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
To earn the Boy Scouts’ highest award, Basinger and Calley had to earn at least 21 merit badges, serve as a leader in his troop and complete a plan and lead a major community project. During their Boy Scout career, Basinger earned 31 merit badges and Calley 21.
Calley’s Eagle Project consisted of restoration of the Wankopin Community Trail surrounding The Hill School.
Basinger’s Eagle Project consisted of restoration the planter and perimeter of the Middleburg Charter School.