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Female Scout achieves Eagle Rank
Female Scout achieves Eagle Rank
Landrea Hamblin displaying the Scout sign while saying the Eagle Scout Promise

Landrea Hamblin, age 17, of Richland Center celebrated achieving her Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Eagle Scout Rank at her Court of Honor ceremony held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Reedsburg on Sunday, Feb. 26. 

Landrea is one of the first two scouts in Troop 7444 to earn Eagle Scout and the first female Eagle Scout from Richland Center. She is also one of the founders of Troop 7444, an all girl BSA Troop based in Reedsburg.Landrea is currently the troop Junior Assistant Scout Master and Order of the Arrow Representative. Landrea is the daughter of Lee and Lisa Hamblin of Richland Center. 

To earn the rank of Eagle, a scout must earn 21 merit badges and demonstrate leadership and community service by organizing and carrying out an Eagle project. For her Eagle project Landrea reinforced, resurfaced and extended the dock at the Friede Conservancy in LaValle, WI to allow better accessibility. Landrea was awarded her Eagle Rank on December 13, 2022 after successfully completing her Eagle Board of Review. 

Landrea is a Junior at the Richland Center High School where she is a member of the National Honor Society and plays the saxophone for her high school band. Outside of school Landrea enjoys participating in martial arts and dance.