Bronze statue honors distinguished Boy Scout at The Summit
A group of statues sits in a trailer before they reach their final placement at The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.
Lonnie C. Poole Jr. is an Eagle Scout, a Silver Beaver Award recipient and a board member and past president of the Occoneechee Council. Poole's significant gift established the Lonnie C. Poole Jr. Gateway Village as the main entrance to The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.
A statue of Sen. Joe Manchin was dedicated at The Summit. When Manchin was governor, he assisted the Boy Scouts of America in developing the site in West Virginia.