Pittsford Eagle Scout Awarded Langie Scholarship
The Seneca Waterways Council is proud to announce that Eagle Scout Newton Hunter Green II has been awarded the 2012 Louis and Sally Langie Eagle Scout Scholarship. The Scholarship is presented annually by Mr. and Mrs. Langie to an Eagle Scout who has displayed high academic achievements in high school, demonstrated leadership ability in Scouting, a strong participation in extracurricular activities, and who has demonstrated a financial need in pursuing a college degree. The $10,000 Scholarship is distributed over four years. Hunter plans to attend Hamilton College and then pursue a law degree.
Hunter is a senior at Pittsford Mendon High School. During his high school career he was a rower and captain of the Pittsford crew team, vice president of the National Honor Society and member and commissioner of Link Crew. Hunter has served as Den Chief of Pack 291, Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Senior Patrol Leader for Troop 167. Hunter also served on staff for the Boy Scouts’ National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) program, and was the Council’s 2010 Eagle Scout Mentor Dinner Voice of Eagle presenter. Hunter who earned his Eagle Scout ranking in 2009, is a member of Troop 167, sponsored by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Louis Langie and his wife, Sally, started the Louis and Sally Langie Eagle Scout Scholarship in 1992 for deserving young Eagle Scouts. Langie, an Eagle Scout himself from Seneca Waterways Council also served as Council President (formerly Otetiana Council) from 1969–1971.