Skyline senior attains Eagle honor with Scout troop

October 28, 2014

Most boys who enter the world of Scouting will make a lot of fond memories and learn many valuable lessons, but fewer than one in 10 will accomplish what Jonathan Chriest is doing this weekend.

Jonathan Chriest

Jonathan Chriest

At a Nov. 2 Court of Honor ceremony at The Plateau Club, the Skyline High School senior will receive his Eagle Scout rank from the Boy Scouts of America.

The National Eagle Scout Association estimates about 2.25 million boys have attained the honor since 1912, which might seem like a lot until learning that number represents only 5 percent of all Scouts.

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Grant Gellatly earns All-America honors

December 17, 2013

The postseason accolades for former Issaquah football star Grant Gellatly continue to pile up after his record-breaking season at Cornell University.

Gellatly, who switched to wide receiver in college, set Cornell single-season receiving records with 91 catches for 1,224 yards and also hauled in eight touchdowns in his senior year.

Shortly after he received All-Ivy honors, Gellatly was named to a slew of national lists honoring outstanding athletes.

The senior receiver was named to the Beyond Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision All-America second team.

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