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Eight Scouts earn Eagle Scout rank
March 13, 2016 Jerry Purvis   

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Courtesy Photo Earning the rank of Eagle Scout from Gering’s Troop 17 are, from left, Quinten Munoz, Conner Muhr, Grady Sherell, Adam Zamarripa and Roger Martinez. Not pictured are Michael Garcia and Andres Canales.

Eight members of Gering’s Boy Scout Troop 17 have earned the rank of Eagle Scout and were honored during a ceremony on Feb. 28 at the VFW Hall.

Roger Martinez, a sophomore at Gering High School, is the son of Irene and Juan Martinez of Gering. He’s been a troop member for five years and has been an Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, and Troop Guide. He is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow, has earned the 100 Degrees of Frost Award, and attended the Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch Summer Camp for the last four years.

Conner Muhr, a sophomore at Scottsbluff High School, is the son of Jaime and Brian Muhr of Scottsbluff. A five-year troop member, he has also served as Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, and Troop Guide. Earning the 100 Degrees of Frost Award, he is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow and attended the Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch Summer Camp for four years.

Gering sophomore Grady Sherrell, son of Spring and Ed Sherrell of Scottsbluff, has been a troop member for 3½ years. In that time, he’s earned the 100 Degrees of Frost Award. He’s served as Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Senior Patrol Leader. With a perfect attendance pin, he’s a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow and has three years of attendance at Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch Summer Camp.

Quinten Munoz, a freshman at Banner County High School, is the son of Cinda and Martin Munoz Jr. of Gering. A five-year troop member, he earned the 100 Degrees of Frost Award, served as Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader and Troop Guide, as well as being a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow. He’s also spent four summers at the Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch Summer Camp.

Another Eagle Scout, the Boy Scout’s highest rank, was Austin Garcia, the son of JoAnn and Michael Garcia of Gering, where he’s enrolled in the Gering Freshman Academy. Austin is a four-year troop member with four years of attendance at the Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch Summer Camp. His office duties have included Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader and Troop Guide. He’s also a Brotherhood member off the Order of the Arrow.

Adam Zamarripa, son of Monica Zamarripa of Scottsbluff, is a sophomore at Scottsbluff High School. He’s earned the 100 Degrees of Frost Award, is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow, and has held the office jobs of Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Senior Patrol Leader. A member of Troop 17 for five years, he’s attended four summers at the Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch Summer Camp.

Andres Canales also earned his Eagle Scout rank. He’s the son of Abby Aguilar of Scottsbluff and he’s a sophomore at Gering High School. His office jobs have included Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Senior Patrol Leader. A Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow, he also earned the 100 Degrees of Frost Award and the Community Service Medal. A troop member for five years, he’s also attended the Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch Summer Camp for the past five years.

Also receiving his Eagle Scout rank is Cole Kramer, son of Kimi and Wyatt Kramer of McGrew. He is a sophomore at Garden County High School and has been a Troop 17 member for 3½ years. He’s also attended the summer camp at Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch for the past three years. His office jobs have included Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader and Troop Guide. A Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow, he also earned the 100 Degrees of Frost Award.



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