Steven Point teen achieves Eagle Scout
Jace M. Yesse, son of Rick and Brenda Yesse, 4900 Hummingbird Lane, Stevens Point, has achieved the highest rank in Boy Scouts, the Eagle Scout rank.
Yesse, 18, completed the accomplishment Aug. 13, 2017. His Court of Honor was held Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.
He graduated from Wausau Engineering and Global Leadership High School in June 2017. He has two older sisters, Bethany Gaddis and Katie McClyman-Fait.
Yesse is a member of Boy Scout Troup 293 sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church of Stevens Point.
He began his scouting career as a Cub Scout with Pack 293 and continued through Webelos Scouting to achieve the highest award, the Arrow of Light.
As a member of Troop 293, Yesse has held numerous leadership positions including Quartermaster, Junior Assistant Scoutmaster, Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Senior Patrol Leader and Chaplain’s Aid.
He was inducted into the Tom Kita Chara Lodge of the Order of the Arrow in 2013 and earned Brotherhood Membership in 2014. He also attended National Youth Leadership Training at Camp Tsomas.
In 2015, he volunteered as a Counselor in Training at the Crystal Lake Scout Reservation, and then worked as a counselor the summers of 2016 and 2017 at Akela’s World, Rhinelander
Yesse has earned 31 badges, along with the Mile Swim and The World Conservation Award.
For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Yesse organized a group of scouts to make raised gardens for the Boston School Forest, Plover. The raised gardens will be utilized by the local grade schools during field trips to the school to learn about the environment, woods, plants and animals.
Yesse has joined the United States Navy and will be entering the Nuclear Engineering program.