Eagles and twins and Saints, oh my!

Tracy Agnew, The Suffolk News-Herald
Only about 5 percent of young men who enter Boy Scouts eventually becomes an Eagle Scout. Only 2.8 percent of all births in the United States in 1998, when most of the class of 2016 were born, were twins. So it’s quite remarkable that in Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s class of 2016, numbering only 77 in all, there are seven Eagle Scouts and two sets of twins. In another twist, the two sets of twins have last names that are close alphabetically, so all four will be seated together during Saturday morning’s graduation at the school on Pruden Boulevard. 

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Nansemond-Suffolk Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory private school located in Suffolk, VA. Pre-kindergarten - Grade 12.