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2005 National Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarship Winner

First Place: Eagle Scout John R. Rassmussen

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout, Arthur M. & Bordena King Scholarship of $8,000.00 was awarded to Eagle Scout John R. Rassmussen sponsored by the Minnesota Society.  Eagle Scout Rassmussen is pictured being congratulated by Charlie A. Newcomer, NSSAR Eagle Scout Program Chairman accompanied by Dr. Rex Legler who assisted in the presentation of his award.

2005 Eagle Scout Winner

John has over 11 years in Scouting, including Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing.  He has earned 105 merit badges including American Heritage, Genealogy, and Law and has 14 palms.  Included among his many scouting awards are the Viking Council Outstanding Eagle, William T. Hornaday Silver/Bronze medal, National Camping Awards for six years, the U.S. Heritage award, and The Order of the Arrow Brotherhood honor.  John is president of his Hutchinson High School class, an honor student, student council member, and on the school's varsity football and tennis teams.

You Can read his Winning Essay Here.


First Runner-up: Eagle Scout Jason Matthew Fochtman, sponsored by the Texas State Society

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout, Arthur M. & Bordena King Scholarship of $4,000.00 for First Runner-up was awarded to Eagle Scout Jason Matthew Fochtman the TXSSAR entry into the National Society's competition after having won the Texas State Society's contest.


Second Runner-up: Eagle Scout Brandon James Hopkins, sponsored by the Utah Society

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout, Arthur M. & Bordena King Scholarship of $2,000.00 for Second Runner-up was awarded to Eagle Scout Brandon James Hopkins the UTSSAR entry into the National Society's competition after having won the Utah State Society's contest.