Oak Harbor teen earns Scouting’s highest honor

Jacob Wistinghausen, son of Robert and Kimberley Wistinghausen, of Oak Harbor, will be receiving his Eagle Scout award at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Eagles Nest Hall in Oak Harbor. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 316, which meets weekly. Friends, family and acquaintances are invited to attend.
To reach the highest award, Jacob has earned 22 merit badges, served as a leader in his troop and completed a major community service project.  Jacob’s Eagle Scout project was to landscape St. Paul United Church of Christ in Oak Harbor.

Jacob took pledges and ran laps around the high school track, he ran 27 laps in an hour to raise $1,700.  In all Jacob raised $2,000.
Jacob is honored to receive his Eagle Scout award commemorating 100 years since the very first Eagle Scout award was presented.
Jacob is a freshman at Oak Harbor High School where he is active in football, basketball, track, Marching Band and choir.

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