Blessed and honoured: Samoan teen earns Eagle Scout rank

By Tina Mata’afa Tufele ,

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<p>WELL DONE: Scoutmaster Silila Roberts with Eagle Scout Matagi Matagiese and his mother Siatutui Fuatagavi Matagiese. <em>PHOTO / Tailoto Amituana'i.</em></p>
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WELL DONE: Scoutmaster Silila Roberts with Eagle Scout Matagi Matagiese and his mother Siatutui Fuatagavi Matagiese. PHOTO / Tailoto Amituana'i.


Sixteen-year-old Matagi Matagiese received congratulatory messages from three members of the U.S. Congress but he didn’t notice them at his Court of Honor held in mid-October. 

His mind was focused on his father Alailelagi Mana’oimalo Matagiese

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