Troop 136, Halfway, honored Bentley Wade Straley with the highest award in Scouting - the Eagle Scout - Feb. 28 at the Church of the Holy Trinity.
The members of Order of the Arrow ceremony team conducted the opening ceremony and members of Troop 136 served as the color guard for the event.
Scoutmaster Don Gehr presented the Eagle badge, and Bentley in turn presented his mother with a miniature Eagle pin and his father with an Eagle lapel pin. Bentley is the son of Bentley and Donna Straley. Bentley also presented a mentor pin to his former Scoutmaster Earl Selby.
Sen. Don Munson presented the state resolution and a House resolution from Del. Andrew Serafini. The Hagerstown 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.