Boy Scouts honors for Eagle project

Geof Gilland, Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 537, from left, Scott Bowden, Paul Matthews, scoutmaster of Troop 149, Jeff Bowden, and Charlie Booth, founding Scoutmaster of Troop 537, attend the Eagle Scout ceremony for the Bowden brothers, who received their badges recently at Briarwood Baptist Church in Watkinsville. The pair, who are actually triplets with a sister Stacey, did their project of upgrading an outdoor basketball pavilion at their grandfather’s church Covenant Presbyterian Church in Athens. They are the sons of Mike and Sandra Bowden of Bishop.