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Scouts send treat overseas

Published: Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
Nicole, Kylie, and Ashton Scott receive lap blankets from Bill Doering. The Scotts joined Boy and Cub Scouts in preparing packages for Paul A. Scott's platoon overseas.
Bill Doering, Nicole Scott, Kylie Scott, Ashton Scott, Rose Scott, Jen Trotter, Santa, and Breanna and Aaliyah Surrena joined Troop 902 and Pack 323 of Rock Falls prepare packages for Paul A. Scott and his platoon in Afghanistan. Photos submitted by Bill Doering.

ROCK FALLS – Boy Scouts from Troop 902 and Cub Scouts from Pack 323, both of Rock Falls, packed 30 care packages Dec. 9 for a local soldier and his platoon in Afghanistan.

Santa stopped by and helped pack for Paul A. Scott, a Sterling High School graduate. Paul’s wife, Nicole; daughter, Kylie; son, Ashton; mother, Rose Scott; and family friend, Jen Trotter, also packed.

The scouts from Troop 902 who attended were Terrell Walter, Ian Buckingham, A.J. Stanley, Adrian Kibodeaux, Dillion Larson, and Wesley Larson. 

And Cub Scouts lending a hand were Ethen Benters, Brenden Benters, Jonah Williams, Carson Petersen, Lyden King, Preston Kibodeaux, Dakota Bennett, Login Hicks, Dugan Schauff, Marcus Surrena, Mathew Klapcher, Garrett Funderburg, and Aden Buckingham.

The packages were shipped Dec. 10.

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