Five young men promoted to Eagle Scout

Boy Scout Troop 127 named five of its Scouts Eagle Scouts.

All children of first generation Armenian and Lebanese families, the Eagle Scouts are Christopher Raffi Ovanesian, Sasoon Amerian, Allan Robert Issai, Shunt Yervant Manoel, and Steven John Ayoob.

All five young men are Glendale students.

Each Scout earned 21 merit badges by providing service to the community and outdoors in addition to taking on leadership roles and organizing a service project.

Ovanesian’s project included donating four picnic tables and building two picnic benches for Brand Park.

Amerian built three wooden kiosks for Brand Park.

Issai collected 5,000 clothing items. Manoel stripped the parking lot of the Glendale YMCA.

Ayoob repaired a wooden bench and rebuilt bike trails in the Verdugo Mountains.

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