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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Dixon achieves goal of being Eagle Scout

Becomes first African-American to achieve scouts highest honor in Flomaton Troop 31


March 28, 2019

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Dixon wears his Eagle Scout uniform

Flomaton High School senior Donte Dixon is now the first African-American in Flomaton Boy Scout Troop 31 to earn Eagle Scout status. Dixon's Eagle Scout ceremony was held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Next Level of Faith Ministries Church in Flomaton.

"It started bringing tears to my eyes, it was a real proud moment," said Dixon. "I could see in Mrs. Jaye Jayes face, and my mom's, how proud they were, they all teared up. I was happy with an accomplishment like that."

Dixon said he has always been the only African-American in the troop and that the other scouts accepted him as one of the gan...

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