Troop 117, Clear Spring, honored Josiah Bard Adlon with the highest award in Scouting - the Eagle Scout award on Aug. 23 at Hilltop Christian Fellowship.
The members of Troop 117 conducted the opening ceremony and Assistant Scoutmaster Tim Henesy served as the master of ceremonies. Scoutmaster Keith Sheffler read the Trail to Eagle. Eagle Scout Marlin Lippert administered the Eagle Charge. Lippert is also Josiah's great uncle. Former Scoutmaster Dave Hixson of Troop 108 in Leitersburg gave the Eagle History
Scoutmaster Sheffler presented the Eagle badge and Josiah in turn presented his mother with a miniature Eagle pin and his father with an Eagle lapel pin.
Josiah is the son of Roger and Virginia Adlon.
Jerry Cump from Hagers-town Elks Lodge 378 presented the Americanism Award, along with a U.S. flag. The Elks Lodge provides the Eagle kit for every Eagle Scout in Washington County.