New Alexandria Eagle Scouts
Adam Wussow, 16, of Garfield, and Davyn Thomson, 17, of Alexandria, recently earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.
Both were recognized in an Eagle Court of Honor on May 31 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria.
They are two of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank.
Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully complete a service project to earn his Eagle.
Adam Wussow is the son of Keith and Sandra Wussow of Garfield.
He is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria, is a junior at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) and is employed with Exterior Designs of Alexandria.
He joined Cub Scouts in 2004 as a member of Alexandria Pack 412. He earned his Arrow of Light in 2009 and his Eagle Award on October 6, 2013.
He has served as patrol leader, senior patrol leader, and junior assistant scoutmaster in his troop. He is currently a member of the Order of the Arrow (the national honor society of Scouting) and the National Eagle Scout Association.
For his Eagle Scout service project, Wussow chose to extend a walking/cross country ski trail at Mount Carmel Ministries near Alexandria.
Davyn Thomson is the son of Aaron and Brenda Thomson of Alexandria.
He is a member of Alexandria United Methodist Church, is a junior at AAHS and is currently employed at Camp Wilderness, a Scout camp north of Park Rapids.
Thomson joined Cub Scouts in 2003 as a member of Pack 445 in Brandon/Evansville. In 2008 he earned the Arrow of Light and became a member of Troop 412 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria. He earned his Eagle Award on September 8, 2013.
He has served as patrol leader, Order of the Arrow representative and junior assistant scoutmaster in his troop. He has completed several training opportunities by completing National Youth Leader Training as well as National Leadership Seminar.
He is a member of the Order of the Arrow (the national honor society of Scouting) where he serves as the Vice Chief of Chapters in the local area. He is also a member of the National Eagle Scout Association.
For his Eagle Scout service project, Thomson chose to design and landscape three separate areas at Luther Crest Bible Camp.