Published 7:20 am Sunday, February 12, 2017
Bobby “Bo” Lee Rusher III, 16, received his Eagle Scout award on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Salisbury.
Bo joined Pack 443 as a Cub Scout, and earned the Webelos, Arrow of Light, and God and Family awards. As a Boy Scout in Troop 443, Bo earned 27 Merit Badges, along with the Cyber Chip, Firem’n Chit, Fish and Wildlife Management and the Totin’ Chip awards. He enjoyed attending summer camps at Camp Barnhardt and Camp Daniel Boone, as well as camping and hiking with his fellow scouts. Bo served as Troop Quartermaster and Assistant Scouts Leader. He is a member of the Order of the Arrow.
For his Eagle Scout service project, Bo led a team of 16 Scouts and volunteers in serving 120 hours at Salisbury High School’s athletic facility. Bo spent six months planning the repair and painting of the baseball field’s home and visitor dugouts and foul poles after meeting with Baseball Coach Mike Herndon.
A sophomore at Salisbury High School, Bo participates in baseball, football, Student Government, Crosby Scholars and the Rowan County Student Leaders. Bo is also a member of the 2019 South Charlotte Panthers baseball team.
As an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bo participates in the Fuel Senior High Youth Group, serves on the Youth Discipleship Committee and is a member of the Order of St. John’s as a Crucifer, Banner Bearer, and Torch Bearer.
Bo is the son of Bobby and Kathy Rusher of Salisbury. His grandparents are Bob and Joan Rusher of Salisbury and Rodney and Susan Stalheim of Lenoir.