Arthur has been a member of Scouts since 2001 when he was a Tenderfoot, advancing all the way to Eagle. He had been a member of Troop 39 in 2001, Troop 41 in 2002 and joined Troop 79 in 2004. The list of Merit Badges he earned is impressive 29 total.
Past Scoutmaster Mark Daniels gave the requirements of Eagle Scout and Past Scoutmaster Mike Marcell gave the Eagle Charge. Presentation of the Eagle Award was by Scoutmaster David McLaurin.
Arthur dedicated the Eagle Scout ceremony to the memory of his two grandfathers, Edward Bryan Hammond and Arthur Bernard Stubbs, Jr. He said, “Scouting has been influential throughout my family’s past and I am honored to carry on this tradition.”
For his Eagle Scout project, Arthur assisted in the restoration of a section of Charles Town Landing investing approximately 25 hours in his project.
His younger brother, Andrew, is also a member of Boy Scouts.
Arthur is the son of Susan and Arthur “Bun” Bernard Stubbs III of Mount Pleasant. His father received his Eagle in 1973 with local Troop 655.
He is the paternal grandson of Mrs. Arthur Bernard Stubbs, Jr. of Cheraw and the late Mr. Stubbs. He is the maternal grandson of Ms. Barbara Folk Hammond of Johnsonville and the late Edward Bryan Hammond.
A reception followed the ceremony in the Scout Hut at the church.