Boy Scout Troop 68
Hall Of Fame
Scout is the highest
rank attainable by a Boy Scout in America. The road which leads toward
this rank is long and hard. There may be road blocks and obstacles that
try to halt the completion of the rank. Time may run short. But the
those who possess strong will and desire will complete the journey and
prove they are worthy of the Eagle Rank.
Melrose Troop 68 has several
Scouts who have
earned this distinction. This page is dedicated to one of them, his
accomplishments, and to all Eagle Scouts from across the country.
Scout Chris Kluempke
Kluempke began his Scouting days as a Cub Scout of Pack 68 in Melrose,
Minnesota. He graduated to the Boy Scout Troop 68 in February, 2000. He
stayed active in Scouting until his eighteenth birthday on December 1,
2006. Chris continues to help with troop functions throughout his
senior year of high school.
Chris was a member
of the Wise Wolves (later changed to Wussy Wolves) Patrol during his
years as a Boy Scout in Troop
as patrol leader and
patrol leader. He also served as the troop scribe during a trip to the
the rank of Eagle Scout in February 2007. He
has earned 23 merit
badges. He is the troop's sixteenth Eagle Scout. Chris attended the 2001 and the 2005 National
Jamborees, and participated
in a trek to Philmont Scout Ranch in 2004. His
Eagle project was to place granite grave markers on 25 unmarked graves
in the Oak Hill Cemetary of Melrose.
graduate from Melrose High School in 2007. In addition to Scouting, he
active in high school activities, a member of the school's boy's tennis
team, and a
member of his local church. He plans to attend college.
Click on a picture to see a larger picture.
Chris at an early court of honor.
Posing for a shot at the Capital on our way to the National Jamboree in
A nice picture of Chris and his younger brothers.
Nick and Chris are ready for the egg drop competition.
Chris attended Many Point Scout Camp several times with the troop.
Chris, Sergio, and Josh during a skit in the annual Layghs for Lunch
Chris receives his Life Rank, and his mother receives another pin.
Chris, his mother, and the council's Eagle Board of Review members.
The troop 68 Scouts at the Ponil cantina at Philmont in 2004.
Chris and his parents at the Eagle Court of Honor.
Chris pins the Eagle Scout pin on his mother during the ceremony.
Eagle Scouts Nathan Ellering and Chris Kluempke.
Watch the video of Chris Kluempke's Life shown at his Eagle
7 minutes, 15 seconds
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Photos provided by Steve Borgerding.