A former Baton Rouge Boy Scout has earned the Eagle Scout Award.

Brandon Anthony Breecher, of Pflugerville, Texas, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award. Breecher will be recognized in ceremonies on May 15 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Pflugerville, a release said.

He is a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Troop 711.

He began Scouting in Baton Rouge as a Tiger Cub with Pack 5 of the Istrouma Area Council before crossing over to Boy Scouts into Troop 370 of the Andrew Jackson Council in Madison, Mississippi, and finally transferring to Troop 711 of the Capital Area Council.

Breecher has been inducted into the Order of the Arrow and earned the Pope Pius IX Religious Emblem.

Breecher’s grandfather, Royce D. Elkins earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1951.

He is the son of Mike and Tressi Breecher, of Pflugerville.