Article originally found on chicagotribune.com 2/22/21 at 3:00p.m.
At 17, Kendall Jackson has found her way into history books as one of the first Black female Scouts to earn the prestigious Eagle Scout rank from the Boy Scouts of America.
Part of the inaugural class of more than 1,000 female Scouts nationwide since the organization opened to girls in 2019, the Schererville resident is one of 14 young women in the Chicago metropolitan area’s Pathway to Adventure Council to earn the Eagle Scout designation. She is the lone Black female in the council to do so. Nationally, Jackson is one of 21 Black females to join the elite rank.
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