2015-12-23 / News Briefs

Scout Earns Eagle Award


Colt Nichols Colt Nichols Colt William Nichols was presented with the rank of Eagle Scout by Boy Scout Troop 82’s Scoutmaster Justin Mostert at the Green Valley Country Club in Portsmouth on Oct. 4. He is a junior at Portsmouth High School.

Colt, the son of George and Dianne Nichols of Portsmouth, is the third member of his family to achieve the highest advancement rank in scouting. Both his grandfather and older brother are Eagle Scouts.

The Potter League for Animals in Middletown was the beneficiary of Colt’s Eagle Scout Project. Colt designed, developed and led a group of Boy Scout volunteers in the construction of an elevated wooden walkway connecting the parking lot, main building and dog walking enclosure at the Potter League’s animal shelter.

With 10 years of scouting experience, Colt continues to be an active member of Troop 82 and Boy Scouting. A member of the Boy Scout National Honor Society, Order of the Arrow, Colt also graduated from Boy Scout’s National Youth Leadership Training (formerly known as White Stag). He was invited back this summer as a staff member for this highly sought after training course. In 2013, Colt attended the Boy Scout National Jamboree representing Narragansett Council and Portsmouth Boy Scout Troop 82.

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