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Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014 9:58 am

Michael Debbins and his Boy Scout Troop 16 completed a major outdoor renovation project at Keystone Montessori in Ahwatukee, providing a functional backyard environment for the lower elementary classrooms. The project included repurposing existing pavers, relocating composters, moving existing ground-level planter beds and stonework, and adding custom-made raised planter boxes and handcrafted benches to create a more beautiful outdoor space for the school children. Over 150 man-hours were invested on project day.

Debbins started his project earlier in the summer by first scoping the effort with administration staff at Keystone Montessori. Once the design was finalized and approved by Keystone, it went to Troop 16 Eagle Advisor Mark Blayney-Moore for preliminary BSA approval permitting the fundraising and advanced construction phases to begin. Debbins’ fundraising effort yielded over $1,000 in cash donations he invested over 200 work hours in pre-project preparations, including the construction of the raised planter boxes and benches.

Over 27 scout volunteers and friends came to assist Debbins in completing the project in time for the school year.

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