YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Lawrence A. Chiulli of Troop 174 was promoted to the rank of Eagle Scout on Sunday, Jan. 24, at a ceremony at Grace Lutheran Church. To earn the rank, Chiulli had to complete an Eagle Scout Service Project to benefit the community. His project was to sound-proof the Little Lambs room in the Grace Lutheran Church, which required gathering and installing the material.
Yorktown's Chiulli Earns Eagle Scout Rank
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