MAHOPAC – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and other elected officials and community leaders recently attended Mahopac Boy Scout Troop 1’s annual Court of Honor breakfast held at the hall of the Italian American Club of Mahopac.
The event recognized the achievements of the 11 troop members.
“The Scouts are such an important part of our community,” said Odell. “They volunteer for events and help other organizations while learning the skills that will help them through life.”
Recognized during the Court of Honor was: Jozef Bachleda, who advanced in rank to “Scout” and earned his Family Life Merit Badge; Max Head, who earned his Family Life Merit Badge; Kyle Link, who earned his Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge; Simeon Matute, who earned his Fishing Merit Badge; Michal Mazur, who earned his Family Life Merit Badge; Ryan Murphy who advanced in rank to “First Class” and earned his Family Life and Personal Fitness Merit Badges; Jake Roberts, who advanced in rank to “Second Class;” Tommy Rumore, who earned his Communication Merit Badge; Christopher Suscal, who advanced in rank to “Tenderfoot” and earned his Family Life Merit Badge; Joseph Trombetta, who earned his Camping and Citizenship in the Community Merit Badges; and Michael Vaccaro, who earned his Family Life Merit Badge.