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TROOP 24 NEWS
  • Special Congratulations to Dominic B. for passing his Eagle Board of Review on August 22, 2019

  • Special Congratulations to Kyle B. for passing his Eagle Board of Review on June 27, 2019

  • Special Congratulations to Luke B. for passing his Eagle Board of Review on January 24, 2019

  • Special Congratulations to Jed C. for passing his Eagle Board of Review on December 20, 2018

  • On April 21, 2018, Darion H., Damian H. and Joshua W. were inducted into the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's National Honor Society.

  • On April 9, 2018 the Troop received a plaque for their Zuppa Tuscana Soup which was voted the "Favorite Soup" at St. Augustine's Empty Bowl Luncheon Fundraiser. All the money earned at this Fundraiser goes to purchase food for St. Augustine's Food Pantry. There were 25 vendors (businesses and organizations) and the Troop's soup was voted the favorite soup. We had home field advantage! (Belleville News Democrat Article - click here)

  • On Jan. 1, 2017, Lewis & Clark Council and Greater St. Louis Area Council have merged. The Greater St. Louis Area Council will be name of the merged councils.

  • Special Congratulations to George S. and Jacob C. for passing their Eagle Board of Review on July 28, 2016

  • On April 23, 2016, Kyle B. and Jed C. were inducted into the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's National Honor Society

  • On April 25, 2015, Jacob C. was inducted into the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's National Honor Society

  • Troop 24 Scouter of the 2015 is:  Karen Buchheit - Thanks Karen for all your help

  • Special Congratulations to Msgr. William McGhee for receiving the Bronze Pelican Catholic Scouting Religious Award for service on February 22, 2015

  • On February 22, 2015, the Ad-Altare Dei Catholic Scouting Religious Award were received by Dominic B.,  Jacob C. and  Jed C.
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  • Troop 24 Scouter of the 2014 is:  Bill Martin - Thanks Bill for all your help

  • Congratulations to Jerry Haas on receiving the George A. Meany Scouting Labor Award on August 29, 2013.  Presented by the Southwestern Illinois Labor Council.

  • Special Congratulations to Dan Haas and Noah Ledee for passing their Eagle Board of Review on August 28, 2013

  • Troop 24 Scouter of the 2013 is:  Karen Buchheit - Thanks Karen for all your help

  • Troop 24 Scouter of the 2012 is:  Jerry Haas - Thanks Jerry for all your help

  • On February 19, 2012 Religious Awards were received by the following:
      Dan H.  - 
     Simon's Cross Award
      Noah L.  -  Simon's Cross Award
      Jacob C.  -  Parvuli Dei Emblem
      George S.  -  Chi Rho Medal
      Troop 24  -  Pope Pius VI Award

  • Congratulations to John Klemp for earning his Wood Badge

  • Congratulations to Weston Hock for being named Lewis & Clark Council's
    2010 Eagle Scout of the Year (Belleville News Democrat Article - click here)


  • On April 8, Noah L. was inducted into the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's National Honor Society, Dan H. achieved the O.A. rank of Brotherhood.

  • Special Congratulations to Kevin Shaefer for passing his Eagle Board of Review on March 24, 2011

  • Troop 24 Scouter of the 2010 is:  Jerry Haas - Thanks Jerry for all your help

  • On February 27, 2011 Religious Awards were received by the following:
      Adam G. - 
    Pope Pius XII Award   
      Carolyn Klemp - 
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Award
      Troop 24 - Pope Pius VI Award

  • Special Congratulations to Gregory Komora for passing his Eagle Board of Review on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Ed Hock has stepped down as Troop Committee Chairman after many years of distinguished service. The new Committee Chairman is Jerry Haas.

  • Special Congratulations to Weston Hock for passing his Eagle Board of Review on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Congratulations to Mrs. Klemp on receiving the Silver Beaver Award council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. The award will be presented on March 20, 2010

  • Special Congratulations to Andy Martin for passing his Eagle Board of Review on Nov. 19, 2009

  • Congratulations to Mr. Hock on receiving the George A. Meany Scouting Labor Award on Sept. 3, 2009.  Presented by the Southwestern Illinois Labor Council.

  • On Aug. 15, 2009, Joshua B., Adam G. and Daniel H. were inducted into the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's National Honor Society.

  • Special Congratulations to Austin P. for passing his Eagle Board of Review on March 19, 2009

  • Congratulations to Mr. Martin, Troop 24 Scouter of the Year 2009

  • On February 15, 2009 Religious Awards were received by the following:
      Adam C. - 
    Pope Pius XII Award   
      Weston H. - 
    Pope Pius XII Award
      Greg K. - 
    Pope Pius XII Award
      Austin P. - 
    Pope Pius XII Award
      Kevin S. - Pope Pius XII Award
      Adam G. -  Ad-Altari Dei Award
      Dan H. -  Ad-Altari Dei Award  

      Troop 24 - Pope Pius VI Award

  • On February 17, 2008 Religious Awards were received by the following:
      Adam C. - 
    Ad-Altare Dei Award and Simon Award   
      Weston H. - 
    Ad-AltareDei Award
      Greg K. - 
    Ad-Altare Dei Award and Simon Award
      Matt S. - 
    Ad-Altare Dei Award and Simon Award
      Kevin S. - Ad-Altar Dei
      Troop 24 - Pope Pius VI Award

  • Doing a "Good Turn Daily," in lieu of a gift exchange, the Scouts of Troop 24 chose to give a needy family $100 for Christmas presents.  The family would not had any presents for Christmas if it were not for the thoughfulness of our Scouts.  Thanks

  • Congratulations to Mr. Martin on receiving the George A. Meany Scouting Labor Award on August 30, 2007.  Presented by the Southwestern Illinois Labor Council.

  • On June 29, 2007, Weston H., Kevin S. and Mr. Komora were inducted into the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's National Honor Society.

  • Adam C. and Matt S. were inducted as Braves into the Camp Joy Tribe of Mannaseh on June 28, 2007.

  • Mark Walz has stepped down as Troop Committee Chairman after many years of distinguished service. The new Committee Chairman is Edward Hock.

  • And Troop 24 Scouter of the Year is:  Bonnie Fietsam - Thanks Bonnie for all the years as Committee Treasurer

  • Congratulations to Troop 24 for receiving the Bronze National Camping Award for 20 Days and 20 Nights.  This Award was presented to the Troop at the Court of Honor on February 20, 2007

  • On February 18, 2007 Religious Awards were received by the following:
      Chris B.  -  Pope Pius XII Award
      Weston H.  - 
     Simon's Cross Award
      Kevin S.  -  Simon's Cross Award
      Bill Martin  -  Bronze Pelican Award
      Troop 24  -  Pope Pius VI Award

  • Special Congratulations to Chris B. for passing his Eagle Board of Review on February 15, 2007

  • After seven years as Scoutmaster of Troop 24, Mr. Law has resigned his position as Scoutmaster effective Jan. 1, 2007.  Jim will stay on with the Troop taking the position as Assistant Scoutmaster.  We will all miss Jim being at the helm.  Mr. Komora will be taking over as Scoutmaster.

  • On June 30, 2006, Mr. Martin, Adam C., Greg K., and Matt S. were inducted into the Order of the Arrow,  Scouting's National Honor Society.  The purpose of the Order of the Arrow is fourfold:  (OA Factsheet - click here)
    • To recognize those Scout campers who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives
    • To develop and maintain camping traditions and spirit
    • To promote Scout camping
    • To crystallize the Scout habit of helpfulness into a life purpose of leadership in cheerful service to others

  • Adam C., Greg K. and Matt S. were inducted as Kit Foxes into the Camp Joy Tribe of Mannaseh on June 30, 2006.

  • Mr. Komora and Mr. Martin were inducted into the Camp Joy Tribe of Mannaseh on June 29, 2006

  • Online training for Youth Protection, Safe Swim Defense, Safety Afloat and other training, see Useful Links or use this link: BSA Training

Last Updated Jan. 28 2019


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