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BOY SCOUT TROOP 1288 McMEANS JR. HIGH STUDENT KEVIN LOCH EARNS EAGLE SCOUT AWARD Kevin (Tex) Loch, a member of Boy Scout Troop 1288, Katy, TX recently earned Eagle Scout Rank, scouting’s highest award. Tex has been a member of Troop 1288, chartered to Epiphany Catholic Church, since 2010. Before joining Boy Scouts, Tex was a Cub Scout in Pack 239 where he earned the Arrow of Light award. As a Boy Scout, Tex has earned 43 merit badges and has held several leadership positions including Senior Patrol Leader, Instructor, Patrol Leader and Chaplain’s Aide. In addition, Tex received the Texas Award, completed the Mile Swim and attended National Youth Leadership Training. He is also a member of the Order of the Arrow. For his service project, Tex led a team of scouts and adults in the design and construction of a crushed granite pathway leading up to and around a gazebo at Church on the Rock in Katy.


Cub Scouts is a fun way to teach boys about character, respect, responsibility and many other traits. Pack 164 is a Christian, home school Cub Scout Pack that services the Greater West Houston/ Katy area. Pack 164 promotes service to God, to country and to others. If you are interested and your son is entering 1st through 5th grade, please contact “Van” VanZant at 281-851-8374 or at van.

Homeschool Pack 393 Cub Scout Pack 393 is a homeschool pack that serves the Katy area. If you have a boy between the ages of 6 and 10 (entered first grade through fifth grade this fall) and are wanting them to join an activity that is full of fun learning experiences, this is the group for you. To learn more about both scouting programs, upcoming summertime events and 393 please e-mail Sam Randolph at

The son of Kenn and Peggy Loch, Tex is a member of Kingsland Baptist Church and an 8th grader at McMeans Junior High, where he serves as Student Council President, Yearbook co-editor and is a member of the National Junior Honor Society. Tex would like to thank his parents, leaders, scouts, teachers and community members who have encouraged him along his journey to Eagle.

June 2013

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