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BSA Troop 104 (Scotch Plains) Recognizes Eagle Michael Gentile

Michael Gentile takes the Pledge of the Eagle, administered by Scoutmaster Bill Sherman. Credits: David McIntyre
Mayor Kevin Glover joined other Eagle Scouts from Troop 104 in honoring the Troop's newest Eagle, Michael Gentile.  From left: Thomas Zimmermann, Salvatore Spadaro, Antonio Spadaro, Colin Okell, Mayor Kevin Glover, Michael Gentile, Stephen Deduck (Troop 73, Westfield), Grant Brown, and David Sherman. Credits: David McIntyre
The leaders of Troop 104 with Eagle Scout Michael Gentile and his parents, Sharon and David Gentile of Scotch Plains.   Credits: David McIntyre
Boy Scout Troop 104 Credits: David McIntyre
Mayor Glover reads a Proclamation honoring Eagle Scout Michael Gentile. Credits: David McIntyre

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Boy Scout Troop 104 celebrated the accomplishments of Eagle Scout Michael Gentile in a Court of Honor held Saturday at All Saints Episcopal Church.

Eagle Scout is the highest rank in Boy Scouting.  In order to reach the rank of Eagle, a scout must earn a series of earlier ranks, complete at least 21 merit badges, and plan and execute a community service project.

Gentile’s project was the refurbishing of the stage and an under-stage storage area at All Saints.   He led a team of scouts, leaders and volunteers in completing the work.

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Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover attended the ceremony and read a Proclamation issued by the Township of Scotch Plains congratulating Gentile for his achievement. 

Boy Scout Troop 104 meets at All Saints Episcopal Church, 559 Park Ave., Scotch Plains on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m. when school is in session.  For more information about the Troop, visit

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