While Scouting has long held a reputation for outdoor self reliance, it also has taught generations the values of citizenship.
Jonathan Francisco has learned that lesson and put it into action.
The Greenbrier High student, who will be a junior this fall, said he wanted his Eagle Scout project to have an impact.
It certainly did.
Safe Kids Greater Augusta, led by the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, is seeking funding to take Francisco’s water-safety project to another level.