Alpharetta Boy Scouts earn top Scouting honors

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Three Boy Scouts were awarded the esteemed Boy Scouts High Adventure Triple Crown Award.

Nick Hutchinson, Nick Fernandez and Ryan Salmon are all members of Boy Scout Troop 1459, affiliated with St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church in Alpharetta, and were the first Scouts from this troop to earn this prestigious award.

Also receiving the award from Troop 1459 were Ryan Loushin and Josh Havrilla.

The requirements to receive this award are participation in any high adventure program at all three BSA national High Adventure bases – hiking at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, canoeing the Great Northwoods of Northern Minnesota, Northwest Ontario and Northeast Manitoba and sailing in the Florida Keys.

The five Scouts completed the requirement by traveling to each destination over the past three summers.