August 28, 2000
New Eagle Scouts honored
Ray Quist, 16, received the Eagle Scout award, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Aug. 2.
Only 2 percent of all Boy Scouts attain the rank of Eagle. Quist is a member of Troop 527 through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints.
To earn the award, Quist served as a leader in his troop, completed 28 merit badges and planned and led his troop in the installation of a picnic table in the Wellington Heights Park in Woodinville. The project was completed in August, 1998 in cooperation with Lane Youngblood of the Woodinville Parks Dept.
Quist will be junior at Woodinville High School this fall when he will begin his college coursework through the Running Start Program. He is a member of the Woodinville High School wrestling team and earned the Coach's Award for the 1999-2000 season. He is also an artist, musician, composer and performer of his original works.
He is the son of Bill and Cindy Quist and brother of Steve, Aubree and Elise of Woodinville.