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VAN WERT — Van Wert Lodge No. 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks participated in the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Derrick Marsee on Sunday, Jan. 26. Derrick is a member of Boy Scout Troop 45, sponsored by the St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Convoy, Ohio.

For his Eagle project, Derrick installed park benches around the park in Convoy and also did some landscaping.

Derrick was presented an American flag and an Eagle Scout certificate from the Elks. He also received a letter of commendation and a special citation from Millard C. Pickering, Grand Exalted Ruler/National President.

Representing the Van Wert Lodge at the ceremony was Gerard T. Mazur, Exalted Ruler.