Little to be recognized for Eagle Scout rank

November 8, 2018 GMT

WINFIELD, W.Va. — Noah Jonathan Little, 14, of Winfield, West Virginia, will be recognized for earning the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout rank.

The Eagle Scout Court of Honor will be held at Teays Valley Missionary Baptist Church in Hurricane, West Virginia, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. A reception will follow.

Little’s Eagle Scout service project was implemented at the Putnam County Animal Shelter, where he led in designing and building agility, exercise and training equipment. His project includes a set of weave poles for training dogs to heel, three sets of dog jumps, a hoop jump and three sets of a multipurpose dog walk for training dogs to sit, step, ramp and tunnel.


In addition to meeting the daily exercise needs of the animals there, the equipment will be used by the shelter to help train dogs and get them ready for adoption. There is a set of each piece of equipment for the public to use when visiting the shelter to walk dogs or when making the decision to adopt.

Little, who earned his Eagle Scout rank on Aug. 20, is a member of Troop 164 in Eleanor, chartered by Eleanor Presbyterian Church. His Scoutmaster is Markel Fertig. Little’s parents are Skip and Donna Little. His grandparents are Wayne and Becky Sloter of Vincent, Ohio, and Larry and Patricia Modz of West Monroe, Louisiana.