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Two awarded Eagle Scout honors

Steinberger, Nichols recognized

RITZVILLE – Two local boys received scouting's highest honor at a well-attended Court of Honor at the headquarters of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers on March 10.

Chairman Harry Schafer led Eagle Scouts Shawn Steinberger and Michael Nichols in the "Eagle Charge and Pledge," and guest speaker Dr. Charles M. Sackmann and Scoutmaster Nathaneil Christman offered words of encouragement and recognition.

In a pre-ceremony interview, Nichols and Steinberger recounted their journey toward the honor.

"We started as Cub Scouts in second-grade, and after transitioning to Boy Scouts, we worked...


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