iStock/Thinkstock(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- Josh McCoy has earned a whopping number of Boy Scout merit badges.
It took him three years but in November, the 14-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia, collected his 135th merit badge, the most a scout can currently get.
McCoy, a member of Troop 1145, said his motivation was a bit personal — his father, Tim McCoy, had earned 82 as a scout and he wanted to beat his total.
“I’m a very competitive person,” he told ABC News. “After that, there was so many left to do so I wanted to keep...