Eagle Scout Class of 2016, by the numbers

Note: This post is about 2 years old and may refer to an event that has already occurred.There were 55,186 Eagle Scouts in 2016. That’s the fourth-largest Eagle Scout class ever — surpassed only by 2012, 2010 and 2013 — and represents a 1.5 percent increase over 2015. Just think about that for a sec: 55,186 Eagle Scouts. Each one…