William J. Milton 3rd of Mount Pleasant S.C. and Oak Bluffs, was recognized in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Dec. 8 at in North Charleston, S.C. William will be the 33rd Eagle Scout in Troop-469.

Only four per cent of scouts in the United States go on to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in scouting.

William is a freshman at Wando High School in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and the son of William J. Milton Jr. and Dominique J. Simpson Milton, summer residents of Oak Bluffs. A competitive student-athlete, William just completed his fifth season as a cross-country runner with the Mt. Pleasant Track Club and is an active scuba diver.