15-Year-Old Whitestone Student to Receive Boy Scouts' Highest Honor
Peter Zirillo, a 15-year-old student at Archbishop Molloy High School, will be recognized for his efforts to help U.S. soldiers stationed overseas.
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Since the Eagle Scout award was established in 1912, just 2.01 percent of eligible Scouts have earned the honor, according to Scouting Magazine.
“I’m really proud of him,” Peter’s mom Felicia Zirillo told QNS. “He’s a very hard worker and very organized and he really wanted to do something to give back.”