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Bullock earns Eagle badge

Published 8:57pm Saturday, June 15, 2013

Blake O’Neal Bullock, 16, was awarded his Eagle Scout Badge from Boy Scout Troop 1 in Suffolk recently.

Bullock started his scouting career as a Bear Scout with Pack 30 at Bethlehem Christian Church. As a Webelo, he completed work for all 20 activity pins and earned the Arrow Of Light, the Cub Scouts’ highest award.

Blake O. Bullock, left, stands with Scoutmaster Robert Baker, center, and father Kevin Bullock following a ceremony in which the younger Bullock received his Eagle Scout Badge from Troop 1 in Suffolk. Bullock became the 136th Eagle Scout from his troop, which years ago had awarded Eagle badges to his father and his uncle.
Blake O. Bullock, left, stands with Scoutmaster Robert Baker, center, and father Kevin Bullock following a ceremony in which the younger Bullock received his Eagle Scout Badge from Troop 1 in Suffolk. Bullock became the 136th Eagle Scout from his troop, which years ago had awarded Eagle badges to his father and his uncle.

Bullock chose to cross over to boy scouts and join Troop 1 with a strong goal in mind. After years of hard work, he met his goal of becoming the 136th Eagle Scout of Troop 1, following in the footsteps of his uncle, Craig Bullock, Troop 1’s 64th Eagle Scout, and his father, Kevin Bullock, Troop 1’s 74th Eagle Scout.

Blake Bullock completed his Eagle Scout project at SYAA, landscaping and installing a decorative fence for the entrance.

Bullock attends Lakeland High School in Suffolk. He is an honor student with a cumulative GPA of 3.8. Blake is also an athlete, playing baseball for the Lakeland Cavaliers, and is a musician, performing as a member of the Advance Lakeland Chamber Orchestra. He has also been chosen to be a member of the Cavalier singers next year.

Bullock is a member of Wilroy Baptist Church, and he also attends youth group at Main Street United Methodist Church. He works at Chick-fil-A in Suffolk.

Bullock aspires to pursue a career as a fireman after completion of EMT training and obtaining a fire science degree.

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