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October 13, 2012

Noble youth earns Eagle Scout Award

NORMAN — Michael K. Blevins of Noble has earned the Eagle Scout Award, the highest advancement award by the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts.

Blevins was recognized Sept. 28 at Discover Church in Noble during his Eagle Scout Court of Honor.

As a member of Troop 222, Blevins is one of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Rank of Eagle.

Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully complete a community service project to earn his eagle; Michael's project was to clean up and complete the “Green Room” at the Noble Public School Administration Building.

He has served as Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Troop Guide. He has received the Polar Bear Award, High Temperature Award, Kayaking, and Snorkeling Emblem. Michael joins other outstanding American citizens who have become Eagle Scout, among them former President Gerald R. Ford, Jr., astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, cinematographer Steven Spielberg, and the head of the F.B.I., William Sessions.

Blevins attends Noble Assembly of God and is a 2012 graduate of Noble High School. Michael is currently attending Oklahoma City Community College where he plans to major in Engineering.

— Transcript Staff

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