Sowell gets Eagle

Boy Scout Tyler Sowell received his Eagle at a ceremony in December. Tyler earned his Eagle in Scout Troop 51 in Pickens and is the son of Chuck and Laurie Sowell. During Tyler’s scouting career he earned 29 merit badges, his Bronze Eagle Palm, Ordeal and Brotherhood for Order of the Arrow and served in many leadership roles in the troop. Tyler was very active and during his years in scouting had more than 109 camping nights, hiked more than 70 miles and cycled more than 129 miles in his years in Scouting. For his Eagle project, Tyler installed a bridge across a creek at Hagood Mill in Pickens to be used in conjunction with the disc golf course. Tyler is currently enrolled in Tri-County Technological College, where he is pursuing a career in welding.