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Eagle Scout legacy event witnessed by ex-scoutmaster

Don Beck, right, a former scoutmaster, attended Joshua Leland's, left of Beck, Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony in Mitchell, S.D. on April 25. Beck also attended Jacob Leland, far left, and Dennis Leland's Court of Honor ceremonies. (Submitted photo)

Detroit Lakes resident Don Beck recently traveled to Mitchell, S.D. to witness the Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony for Joshua Leland on April 25.

Joshua Leland is the grandson of Paul and Ginny Leland of Detroit Lakes.

For Beck, it was the third Court of Honor ceremony he has witnessed for a member of the Leland family.

In 2004, he attended Jacob Leland's, brother of Joshua, Court of Honor, also in Mitchell.

Beck was he scoutmaster for Dennis Leland, a former resident of Detroit Lakes and father of Jacob and Joshua, when Dennis' Court of Honor was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes in 1977.

Sheri Leland, wife of Dennis and mother of Jacob and Joshua, received the Silver Beaver award earlier in day in Sioux Falls, S.D.