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Douglas Wells Eagle Scout #154

Congratulations to Douglas Wells, Troop 125’s newest Eagle Scout! Douglas built and installed 4 large bat houses for Dinosaur Hill. In addition, he researched and designed a large informational sign with interesting facts about bats and their benefit to the community. After it was printed, Douglas installed the new sign near the entrance. His project cost $614 and required 230 hours to complete.  Join us this fall at the  Eagle Court of Honor to celebrate Douglas’s accomplishment. 

Anukul Banerji Eagle Scout #153

Congratulations to Anukul Banerji on becoming our troop's newest Eagle Scout!  Anukul did a three-part project for Hawk Woods Nature Center.  He constructed and installed 7 tree identification signs along the trail, built a bench for resting hikers and updated and posted a trail map sign into the existing kiosk at the trailhead. This project required 111.5 hours to complete. If you are hiking at Hawk Woods, look for Anukul's signs to learn more about the different tree species growing on the property.  We will celebrate Anukul at the fall Eagle Court of Honor.

RJ Beckeman Eagle Scout #152

Congratulations to RJ Beckeman, Troop 125's newest Eagle Scout!  RJ constructed and installed adjustable shelving units in two large storage closets at The Rochester Area Neighborhood House.  The three units are each 5 ft long and 7.5 ft tall. The project required 125 hours to complete and cost $371.  Plan to attend the spring Eagle Court of Honor to celebrate with RJ and learn more about his project. 

Ben Gugel Eagle Scout #151

Congratulations to Ben Gugel, Troop 125's newest Eagle Scout! Ben designed, constructed and installed a wooden information sign at Eugene S Nowicki Park in Rochester Hills.  The sign includes park rules, a map of the park including all trails and information about the park's namesake, Eugene S Nowicki.  The project required 265 hours and $455 to complete.  You can learn more about Ben's work on this project at his Eagle Court of Honor this spring.

Luke Hannenberg Eagle Scout #150

Congratulations to Luke Hannenberg, Troop 125's newest Eagle Scout!  Luke chose to do his project at Hawk Woods Nature Center.  Buckthorn, an invasive tree species, has become more prevalent at Hawk Woods.  Luke identified, then used loppers and a sawzall, to remove Buckthorn from several feet on both sides of a 200 yard trail. He followed up with an appropriate herbicide to inhibit regrowth.  This project required 101 hours to complete.  The troop will celebrate with Luke at his Eagle Court of Honor later this fall.

Tigran Terterian Eagle Scout #149

Congratulations to Tigran Terterian on becoming our troop's 149th Eagle Scout!  Tigran raised $1080 to purchase supplies, gifts and toys for the children of an Armenian orphanage.  It was the same orphanage his great grandmother had spent time in years ago.  Tigran's family then traveled to Armenia and delivered the 78 supply bags to the children.  Additionally, he supplied a substantial number of diapers and wipes to a second Armenian orphanage caring primarily for infants and young children.

Zach Brown Eagle Scout #148

Congratulations to Zach Brown, Troop 125's newest Eagle Scout!  Zach remodeled the serving counter in the dining hall of the Shelby VFW Post. He removed the old covering and replaced it with ceramic tile along the front and side.  He also constructed a drywall and wood enclosure to hide exposed pipes.  This project required 315.5 hours to complete.  The troop will honor Zach at the Spring Eagle Court of Honor.

Ryan Lindley Eagle Scout #146

Congratulations to Ryan Lindley on becoming our troop's 146th Eagle Scout! Ryan built, painted and decorated three Little Free Libraries for a local organization called Kidz Kare.  The libraries will be placed in local neighborhoods to offer easy access to a free book exchange and promote improved literacy in the community.  Ryan raised $1224.00 to pay for his project!  Mark your calendars for the Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday, October 29th to hear more details about Ryan's project and help him celebrate this wonderful accomplishment.

Braydan Collins Eagle Scout #145

Congratulations to Braydan Collins, Troop 125"s newest Eagle Scout!  Braydan rebuilt an existing utility bridge for Spencer Park.  The bridge is 20 ft long, 8 ft wide and strong enough to support a truck.  He also added safety rails to both sides.  Over 233 man hours were needed to complete this project.  Come celebrate Braydan's accomplishment at the Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 pm.