Scouts in Troop 55 advance in rank

Boy Scouts Troop 55 of Shelton recently held a Court of Honor. Many Scouts advanced in rank, including Gavin Newell achieved Second Class Rank; Ian Boath achieved First Class Rank; Ryan Amato and David Leandres achieved Life Scout Rank; Myles Hoponick and Jon Lemanski earned Bronze Palms; and Joshua Hunter, Anish Raj, Robert Ciccone, Sean Sampaio and Garrett Ziperstein earned Fire-Em Chit Cards.

In addition, 17 Scouts earned a total of 24 Merit Badges. Troop 55 meets on Wednesday evenings at Huntington United Methodist Church, 338 Walnut Tree Hill Road. For more information, contact Scout Master Kevin Brown at 203-913-4285 or via email at