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Life Lessons Learned From Scouting

Life Lessons Learned From Scouting

South Windsor resident Michael Greider recently achieved the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout.

He said he plans to carry the lessons he has learned from Troop 62 for a lifetime.

"When I went to sixth grade in Boy Scouts, I made the decision that I would become an Eagle Scout," Greider said. "It's been a heck of a ride."

Greider, 18, said some of the values he maintains are preparation, character, leadership, and hard work. He added that the scouting motto, "Be Prepared," is always in his mind.

"You learn to be ready for any situation, because you never know what life is going to throw at you or what kind of stuff can happen,"...