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Scout edges to Eagle rank after playground project

 

July 2, 2021

Madison Hunter

Connor Hecht helped get a new playground up and running in Scanlon to earn Eagle Scout status.

A soon-to-be senior at Cloquet High School, Connor Hecht knows a lot more about the inner workings of a playground than your average 17-year-old.

Hecht is a Life Scout working to advance to Eagle Scout. There are many requirements for becoming an Eagle Scout, one of which is a project to help the community.

When a community member reached out to him last summer about building a new playground in Scanlon, Hecht knew this would be his project to help him reach his goal of becoming an Eagle Scout.

"Since last summer, I have worked with both the city and the community to get volunteers to help...



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