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Andrew Allan earns Eagle Scout Award

Original post made by Ken mano, Willow West, on Sep 20, 2023

Andrew Allan has qualified to become an Eagle Scout and will receive his award at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on November 19, 2023. Andrew is the son of Bob and Jennifer Allan of Pleasanton. He is a member of Troop 941 sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6298.
Andrew appreciates the hard work and dedication of his Scoutmaster, Patrick Markel.

Andrew has been active in Scouting and has held leadership positions of Chaplain’s Aide, Patrol Leader and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader. Andrew loves the outdoor activities provided by scouting, especially learning about firearms and how to handle them safely and learning shooting skills. The valuable life skills learned in scouting has given him some of the best memories he has ever had. He’s had the opportunity to push himself and strive to become someone honorable.

For his Eagle project, Andrew held supply drives to collect supplies for two dog rescue organizations. Second Chances is a non-profit in San Ramon and Lucky Dog Rescue is based in Pleasanton. His team collected $7,000 in monetary donations and about 400 items, including dog beds, toys, treats, blankets, grooming supplies and crates. There were about 40 helpers on the project for a total of 222 hours worked.

Andrew is a senior at Berean Christian High School. His interests are varied and include firearms, video games, Star Wars and politics. He plans on attending college and earning teaching credentials in US History and Political Science.

To earn the rank of Eagle Scout, a Scout must be active in their troop, provide leadership, earn 21 merit badges including the areas of citizenship, camping, communications, cooking and lifesaving or emergency preparedness as well as demonstrate that they live by the principles of the Scout Oath and the Scout Law. They must also plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project benefiting a religious institution, school or community group.

Anyone interested in joining any level of Scouting can contact the Twin Valley District Executive, Andrew Evans,


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