Public kudos to my son.
For nearly 5 year he stopped Scouting.
His father passed suddenly when he was 12. Scouting was their summer pastime.
He took up Marching Band ... it was his gig...played along side my other son in jazz band.
This year, he decided to try for his Eagle.
Banged out the rest of this requirements for Life.
Picked out his Eagle project...planning in progress.
Then at one of the Troop Eagle Board reviews ... the adult in charge said, "Sorry, your Life Rank was one week too late."
I think most boys would have folded it up and gone home...not my son.
"Well, I'm going to do the project anyway."