Cade Siverson, 17, son of Travis and Sue Siverson of Eden Prairie, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He is a member of Eden Prairie Troop 342, sponsored by United Methodist Church in Eden Prairie.

The rank of Eagle Scout is the highest advancement awarded by the Scouts BSA. To earn this rank, a Scout must earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, serve in a troop leadership position as well as plan and complete a community service project. Cade’s project included remodeling and bringing back into use an outdoor staircase at Camp Eden Wood in Eden Prairie. Lastly a Scout must undergo and pass an interview with Troop and Council adult leaders called a Board of Review.

Melissa Turtinen is the community editor for Lakeshore Weekly News and Eden Prairie News. She's passionate about adding context to stories and informing people about what's going on in their community. She enjoys being outside, traveling and good beer.


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