Meet Harrison Hall – Eagle Scout

Columbia resident Eagle Scout Harrison S. Hall stands with his grandfather Eagle Scout Dr. Floyd Hall of Greenville at an Indian Waters Council BSA (Greenville) event April 3 where the elder Hall received Boy Scouting’s highest regional national award, the Silver Antelope. Harrison’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor will be held on April 27, 68 years after his grandfather earned his Eagle rank.

Columbia, SC – Dutch Fork High School freshman Harrison S. Hall will receive his Eagle Scout badge at a Troop 95 Eagle Scout Court of Honor on April 27. In this day and age when family traditions seem to go quickly by the wayside, Harrison is continuing a family legacy. Each of his grandfathers, Dr. John Timmerman of Chapin and Dr. Floyd Hall of Greenville are Eagle Scouts. Harrison’s uncle, Johnny Timmerman of Lexington and two great-uncles, Al Timmerman and Tim Timmerman of Greenville are also Eagle Scouts. Another great-uncle, Jim Hall of Griffin, Ga. was a career BSA council executive director in Georgia before he retired several years ago.

Eagle candidates are required to plan, manage, and carry out a community service project. Harrison chose to help New Heights Church sod its softball field infield to prepare it for a new youth soccer league last summer. The project involved arranging to have the infield leveled and ready for the sod, obtaining 19 pallets of sod, and recruiting the work crew to put the new turf in place. A total of 182.5 collective volunteer hours went into the project. Harrison remains involved in the project as a coach of one of the leagues youth soccer teams.

Harrison’ Eagle badge is not the only leadership involvement he has experienced. At New Heights Church he is one of the youth group leaders, a nursery volunteer, and a community theater participant. At Dutch Fork High School his leadership involvement includes being listed on the A/B honor roll with honors classes, DFHS freshman board member, FCA club leader, Beta Club and Key Club member, and this spring he was nominated to participate in National Youth Leadership Forum–Law in Washington, DC.

Harrison is a sports enthusiast. He played basketball for the Union United Methodist Church junior boys’ team which came in second in league play and second in the State championship and he’s preparing to tryout for the DFHS JV football team this spring. He has his eyes set on a career in sports, possibly with a law degree so he can counsel young athletes in business and matters of ethics

Harrison is the son of Reggie and Marian Hall. He has two sisters, 14-year-old twin Madison, also a DFHS freshman and 10-year-old Valerie, a fourth-grader at Oak Pointe Elementary.