Soaring with Eagles

June 11, 2013

Autistic youth earns Scouting’s highest honor

With a combination of courage and a bit of help from friends, anything is possible.

Just ask Jason Callans, a freshman at Issaquah High School. The 15-year-old was diagnosed with autism at age 3 yet is thriving in a variety of activities among his peers.

By Justin Lester Jason Callans, a member of Boy Scout Troop 69, shows the certificate awarding his accomplishment of earning Eagle Scout honor.

By Justin Lester
Jason Callans, a member of Boy Scout Troop 69, shows the certificate awarding his accomplishment of earning Eagle Scout honor.

Jason’s most recent achievement is one he has been working toward for nearly a decade. In March, he was awarded the Eagle Scout badge, representing the highest possible rank for a Boy Scout.

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