Byline: Submitted by Boy Scout Troop 964
Kevin L. Perkowitz, age 18, of Lake Zurich, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts: the Eagle Scout Award. Perkowitz was to be recognized in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor in December, at the American Legion Hall, 51 Lions Drive, Lake Zurich.
A member of Troop 964 sponsored by American Legion Post #964, Perkowitz is one of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank. Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully complete a community, church or synagogue-related service project to earn his Eagle Award.
Perkowitz chose to blaze a hiking …