Originally Published: January 29, 2015 6 a.m.
Spencer D. Hylen, 15, of Pacific Palisades California, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award. He is the son of Chris and Lynn Hylen of Pacific Palisades and grandson of George and Nancy Miller of Prescott Valley. Spencer has earned 36 merit badges, and his scouting achievements include Arrow of Light, Webelos Den Chief, Pro-Marksman, Jaguars Patrol Leader and Leadership Senior.
A member of Troop 223, he is one of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank.