Bierle awarded Eagle Scout rank On Jan. 4, Mitch Bierle, a scout from Vermillion Troop 66 of the Sioux Council of Boy Scouts of America, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. The ceremony was held at the W.H. Over Museum in Vermillion.
The Eagle Scout rank is awarded to a scout who has successfully completed the requirements which include earning a total of at least 21 Merit Badges, having demonstrated the Scout Oath and Scout Law in everyday life and having served a leadership capacity in their Scout Troop.
In addition, the scout must complete a scout project. Bierle's project was to construct bat houses to help control the mosquito population in Vermillion. The bat houses were placed at Prentis and Cotton Parks in Vermillion.
During the ceremony, Nick Schaffer was the master of ceremonies, Father Don Imming gave the invocation, Thomas Dendinger was the guest speaker, Art Rusch spoke on the trail to becoming an Eagle Scout and gave the Eagle Charge, Tony Nelson presented the Eagle Scout award, and Corey Davis read the official proclamation.
He is the son of Jack and Lavonne Bierle.