Mitch Nikulski of Troop 24 in Bettendorf has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.

Nikulski has earned 50 merit badges during his eight-year Scouting career. He has held such leadership positions as troop guide, den chief, senior patrol leader, patrol leader, instructor and scribe.

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Nikulski’s accomplishment in serving his community was to develop a mural on a staircase wall at Lourdes Catholic School in Bettendorf. He led a team in drawing and painting the mural replicated from a drawing selected in the school’s art contest.

Nikulski is the son of Brian and Gail Nikulski of Davenport and is a freshman at Bettendorf High School where he lettered in golf.