Two local youth achieved Eagle Scout status and were recently recognized at a Court of Honor at the Azle Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Tanner Scott Stutz and Zachary Scott Poteet, members of Troop 334, were honored Jan. 5.
Stutz met all the requirements for top Scout status – service hours, leadership necessities, merit badges, and an Eagle Scout project – to earn the honor.
During his career, he climbed several mountain peaks, SCUBA dived, and performed several rock climbs with rappelling.
Stutz, son of Matt and Melissa Stutz, also showed proficiency in wilderness training and first aid.
Poteet achieved all the prerequisites as well.
Among his merit badges: communications, environmental science, home improvement, electronics, emergency preparedness, aviation and citizenship in the community, nation and world.
Poteet, son of Michael and Melissa Poteet and grandson of Warren and Helen Bennie, cycled many miles, experienced flight training in a small plane and operated the gun range for Cub Scouts at the 2013 Weatherford Cub Scout Day Camp.