Shawn McArdle, 18, of Nesquehoning, who is in his first year of college, was recently awarded the distinction of receiving his Eagle Scout Award.
The son of John and Delrey McArdle, his older brother is also an Eagle Scout.
The Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony was held on Jan. 9 in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Nesquehoning, and the Invocation and Benediction was performed by the Rev. Anthony Drouncheck.
Shawn's project consisted of repainting the entire interior of the Nesquehoning Recreation Center and the removal and reinstallation of a new flagpole.