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Orrington Scout earns Eagle rank

Posted May 13, 2011, at 3:12 p.m.

ORRINGTON — Adam Strang has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

For his Eagle service project, Strang planned and constructed 3 miles of hiking trails in Orrington on a 100-acre parcel of land known as the Olin Richardson Tract. The property is owned by the town of Orrington and managed by the Orrington Conservation Commission.

Strang has been involved in Scouting since 2001. He worked his way through the Cub Scout ranks in Pack 44 before crossing over into the Boy Scout Troop in February 2006. Since 2006, he has been an active member of Troop 44, earning 21 required merit badges and six rank advancements.

He also was inducted into Scouting’s Order of the Arrow, members of which are recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives.

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Strang is a sophomore at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, where he is a member of the boys soccer and basketball teams. He is involved in drama, concert band, jazz band, concert choir and chorale.

His Eagle ceremony is planned for June 4 at the Katahdin Scout Reservation in Eddington.

Adam is the son of Jeff and Joyce Strang of Orrington. He is the grandson of Jim and Barbara Ring of Orrington, Gary Strang of Orrington and Philip and Diane Michaud of St. Agatha.

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