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Local scout to receive award today

Published: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Michael Stocksdale of Dixon will receive his Eagle Scout Badge at a Court of Honor ceremony today in Lost Lake. Photo submitted by Lisa Stocksdale.

DIXON – Michael Stocksdale, a freshman at Dixon High School, will be formally recognized today as an Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor ceremony in Lost Lake.

Stocksdale, who started as a Tiger Cub at 5, has been a Boy Scout for 8 years. He is a senior patrol leader of Oregon Troop 52. His Eagle project was to implement a walking trail within the Lost Lake Community campgrounds. He also earned 40 merit badges needed for the Eagle rank.

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