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The Eagle Rank
Each Boy Scout, by meeting specific requirements,
advances through ranks called Tenderfoot, Second Class,
and First Class. A First Class Scout may earn merit
badges and demonstrate leadership to qualify as a
Star Scout, a Life Scout, and eventually, after
leading a project which serves the community, a
Eagle Scout. Eagle palms are given for merit badges
earned beyond the Eagle requirements. The Eagle Rank
is the second highest rank a boy can attain in Scouting.
The Ranger Scout (Venturing Scouts and
Quater Master (Sea Scouts) are tied for the
Though females may not earn the Eagle Rank, they can
earn both Ranger and Quartermaster.