Julie Smith/News Tribune photo: Lydia Downing, a student at Blair Oaks High School and member of Boy Scout Troop 10, talks about what becoming an Eagle Scout has meant to her. She said that since she could only join BSA a few years ago that she had to work hard to achieve that rank but appreciates that opportunity. Downing spoke Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at the Boy Scouts Patron Breakfast in Jason Gym. Spend each day wisely.Dan Meers shared the message -- and several other uplifting thoughts -- with about 200 Central Missouri community leaders Wednesday morning as keynote speaker for the annual Boy Scouts Patron Breakfast.The Already a subscriber? Log in!