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Baylor finds “Merit Beyond the Badge” in Eagle Scouts

I just read Brad’s Blog about the study Baylor recently conducted to further illustrate the value of Scouting and its impact on society.  Similar to the “Values of Americans” survey that shows a direct connection between a Boy Scout and his personal values over a lifetime; this scientific study focuses more specifically on the additional benefits a young man can obtain by earning the rank of Eagle. Those of us who believe in the program know how much Scouting “strengthens young people’s attitudes and actions toward God, family, country, and community”.  What Brad doesn’t mention in his post is that there … Continue reading

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