(Extensions of Remarks - June 27, 2013)

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[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E985]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

                         HONORING DARRIN ARNOLD


                            HON. SAM GRAVES

                              of missouri

                    in the house of representatives

                        Thursday, June 27, 2013

  Mr. GRAVES of Missouri. Mr. Speaker, I proudly pause to recognize 
Darrin Arnold. Darrin is a very special young man who has exemplified 
the finest qualities of citizenship and leadership by taking an active 
part in the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 214, and earning the most 
prestigious award of Eagle Scout.
   Darrin has been very active with his troop, participating in many 
scout activities. Over the many years Darrin has been involved with 
scouting, he has not only earned numerous merit badges, but also the 
respect of his family, peers, and community. Most notably, Darrin has 
contributed to his community through his Eagle Scout project. Darrin 
repaired 200 feet of a hiking trail inside the Parkville Nature 
Sanctuary in Parkville, Missouri, removing tree roots and large rocks, 
overlaying the path with gravel and providing a better walking 
experience for hikers in the sanctuary.
   Mr. Speaker, I proudly ask you to join me in commending Darrin 
Arnold for his accomplishments with the Boy Scouts of America and for 
his efforts put forth in achieving the highest distinction of Eagle