First female class of Eagle Scouts honored virtually

In 2019, the Boy Scouts of America became known as Scouts BSA and allowed girls to join the organization, allowing them to potentially become Eagle Scouts.
1:43 | 02/22/21

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Finally tonight America strong with a big virtual celebration in honor of some young ladies who across the country. Now emerging as pioneers. Arab clearly acts. Our yeah lot of people in its 111. Year history this is a major milestone. It wasn't just about me I also wanted to prove to other girls. That they could do it too. In 2019. The boy scouts of America became known as scouts be SA. The name changed a game changer for girls like C on elder. You have to do so much work to gets weary we are. Where they are easy in the history books nearly 1000 young women from across the country soaring into the inaugural class of the first female eagle scouts speak English wit is so rare that to date only 6% of all scouts have achieved this status. I can lead hopper crew and I can show girls like. We're face of adversity were strong were more than capable of your morning qualified. The really great feeling collectively they've earned roughly 30000. Merit badges and provided an estimated 130000. Hours of community service in the middle of the pandemic. For April Boland had to do and I got her reaching eagle's status highest rank in the organization. Is it decades old tradition in her family. Like Graham and his brother. And then my step dad and his three Brothers and and my older brother. Ming tourists can certainly relate. I wanted to get it to prove to myself and to mining family like the boys and my family that I can do it they do. Girl power congratulations. To that inaugural class taking their place in history.

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