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Scout Troop 702's newest Eagle is Alex Robinson [Highland/Fulton]

Scout Troop 702's newest Eagle is Alex Robinson [Highland/Fulton]

Being a Boy Scout was one of the highlights of my childhood. It provides leadership training, working as a team, problem-solving, survival skills — just to name a few.

Not every Boy Scout aspires to become an Eagle Scout. On May 24at a Court of Honor conducted at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Alexander Jose Robinson, of Highland, received his Eagle Scout designation. His grandfather, of Brookeville, who earned his Eagle Scout rank in 1956, was there to witness this honor.

Alex, a junior at River Hill High School, age 16, is a member of Troop 702, National Pike District of the Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of...