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WV Boy Scout complex to add leadership center

Image from The Register-Herald  An architectural rendering of the bunkhouse to be built as part of the Thomas S. Monson Leadership Excellence Complex, a facility tailored toward training leaders, at the Bechtel Summit Reserve. The facility bears the name of the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who is in his 46th year of serving on the Boy Scouts of America’s national executive board.
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An architectural rendering of the bunkhouse to be built as part of the Thomas S. Monson Leadership Excellence Complex, a facility tailored toward training leaders, at the Bechtel Summit Reserve. The facility bears the name of the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who is in his 46th year of serving on the Boy Scouts of America’s national executive board.

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — The Boy Scouts of America broke ground Wednesday on a new leadership complex at the Summit Bechtel Reserve that will, according to new facility’s namesake, “provide solid foundation for our youth to build their lives after God, country and fellow man.”

The Thomas S. Monson Leadership Excellence Complex will be a facility tailored toward training leaders and bears the name of the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who is in his 46th year of serving on the Boy Scouts of America’s national executive board.

“The need for strong, capable leadership is critical today in Scouting and in the world generally,” said Monson in a taped speech.

Elder Jeffery Holland, past president of Brigham Young University and a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the LDS Church, described Monson as a man whose live exemplifies the Scout oath…

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