Boy Scouts recognize new class of Eagle Scouts

Julie Smith/News Tribune photo: 
The floor of the Missouri House of Representatives brims with Eagle Scouts on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, as they were at the state Capitol to accept their scouting award, visit with legislators and have lunch. Close to 160 scouts completed their project or task to earn the rank of Eagle Scout in 2023. While the scouts filled the floor, proud parents filled the visitor gallery above.
Julie Smith/News Tribune photo: The floor of the Missouri House of Representatives brims with Eagle Scouts on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, as they were at the state Capitol to accept their scouting award, visit with legislators and have lunch. Close to 160 scouts completed their project or task to earn the rank of Eagle Scout in 2023. While the scouts filled the floor, proud parents filled the visitor gallery above.

Representatives did not sit in the Missouri House Chamber early Monday afternoon, but a crowd of students did.

Scouts from all across state filled the House of Representatives in Jefferson City as the Boy Scouts of America Great Rivers Council held a ceremony to recognize the 2023 class of Eagle Scouts....

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