“They were very thorough,” she said. “They even checked him for injuries and ticks.”
Jacob had just encouraged Trevor to join Boy Scouts. They have since been very active in the program, according to former Scoutmaster Steve D’Esopo.
D’Esopo described both boys as very goal oriented and enthusiastic.
“They have hardly missed any camping trips,” he said. “They have made great progress both in and out of Scouts.”
The National Certification of Merit was first awarded in 1989 to Scouts or adult leaders who have performed a significant act of service that is deserving of special national recognition, according to the Boy Scouts of America website.