2 Scouts honored for achieving Eagle rank

Boy Scout Troop 88 of Makawao honored Hollis Atkinson and Alexander Tocho on Aug. 6 for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

Atkinson is a senior at King Kekaulike High School and is active in judo and football.

Tocho is a sophomore at St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School, where he is involved in symphonic band, swimming and air rifle.

Both Scouts earned far more than the required number of merit badges – Tocho, 39 badges; and Atkinson 33. Atkinson also secured his interpreter strip in Hawaiian. Tocho received his interpreter strip in Spanish.

Several members of the Maui County Boy Scout Council were present for the ceremony as were the Scouts’ parents, Allen and Darlynda Atkinson and Lee and Linda Tocho.