On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1360 AM Northeast, WI 97.5 FM Green Bay, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Green Bay,WI 54303)

More Weather »
38° Feels Like: 38°
Wind: WSW 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Sunny 68°

Tonight

Clear 46°

Tomorrow

Sunny 73°

Alerts

Glendale boy becomes one of the youngest ever to be named Eagle Scout

MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - A 12-year-old boy from suburban Milwaukee has become the youngest African-American ever to be named an Eagle Scout in the U.S.

James Hightower III, a 7th grader from Glendale, was honored during a weekend ceremony in Milwaukee.

He achieved the Eagle Scout rank by starting up a service project to rebuild deteriorated bleachers at a baseball diamond. He raised money for the work, and recruited other scouts to help build the bleachers.

Hightower is among the youngest to receive the Eagle Scout ranking. The average age of an honoree is 17.

Only 7 percent of Boy Scouts achieve the ranking.

Hightower's parents said they're impressed by his drive. He says he hopes to become a lawyer someday.

Comments