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Sharon teen achieves high Scout rank

Liam Sweeney of Sharon received a certificate recognizing his reaching the rank of Eagle Scout from Sandy Rhodes, the assistant commissioner of the Northwest Hills District of the Connecticut Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts during a ceremony at the Christ Church Episcopal on Saturday, August 12. Photo submitted

SHARON — Liam Sweeney of Sharon recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. His accomplishment was recognized in a ceremony at the Christ Church Episcopal in Sharon on Saturday, August 12.

Eagle Scout is the highest rank in Boy Scouting. Only 6 percent of Scouts reach that level.

One of the requirements for attaining Eagle Scout is completing a service project helpful to the community or an institution in it. Liam organized and completed the renovation of a pump house in the Sharon Historic District.

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