Cowand earns Eagle Scout

Wesley Cowand of Clinton achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on June 1. Cowand is a member of BSA Troop 80, sponsored by First Baptist Church in Clinton, and is the son of Wes and Nancy Cowand.

To earn the rank of Eagle, Cowand successfully earned 36 merit badges and completed over 100 hours of community service. For his Eagle Scout Project, Cowand built picnic tables for the Sampson County History Museum.