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Jordan Mason, a senior at Desert Vista High School, earned his Boy Scout Eagle Rank on Jan. 28. His scouting career began in 2007 in Prairie Village, Kan., with Troop 91.
Ahwatukee resident Conner Smith is working on furnishing an apartment for a homeless veteran and is in need of the following items:
Ernest Shand did his best to keep New Year’s Eve celebration going.
Freshmen, it’s not too early to start thinking about your college plans. Your first step is to build a strong resume. If you establish high standards and work hard, you will set yourself up for unlimited opportunities when you apply to colleges in the fall of your senior year. Here are some tips to get you started:
Joshua Brakensiek has been awarded $10,000 as a 2013 Davidson Fellow. Brakensiek’s mathematics project, “Bounds on the Size of Sound Monotone Switching Networks Accepting Permutation Sets of Directed Trees.” This research has potential applications in medicine, epidemiology, economics, and other fields that require complex data analysis.
Hayden Innes, a freshman at Brophy College Prep from Troop 375, completed his Eagle Scout project for “Save the Family,” a non profit organization who help homeless families get established again by providing them living arrangements. The Ahwatukee resident’s court of honor will be at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fry Building, in October.
Boulder City, Nev. -- It’s easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally-approved form of ID.
Many view being a part of Boy Scouts as a hobby to do while you’re young.
Sam Rosendahl, 17, a senior patrol leader for Boy Scout Troop 118, chartered by the Parish of St. Benedict in Ahwatukee, did his Eagle project to benefit Bridging AZ, a furniture bank in Mesa. Jim Piscopo, founder and president of Bridging AZ, said the group is a 501(c)3 organization that works with several agencies through case workers providing beds, furniture, and sometimes household accessories to those transitioning from state/government supported or protective living environments (half-way houses, prison, shelters, etc.) to living on their own.
Tim and Suzanne Wolf of Ahwatukee announced that their son, Alex, 13, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America. Wolf began scouting as a Cub Scout with Pack 879 at Kyrene de los Cerritos Elementary and earned his Arrow of Light, the highest rank in Cub Scouting, when he was 10. He then bridged into Boy Scout Troop 14, which meets at Esperanza Lutheran Church. His Eagle Project consisted of building a wall within the offices of The 100 Club in order to create a therapy room for police officers and firefighters to meet with counselors. The 100 Club is a nonprofit organization that provides immediate assistance to fallen and injured police and fire personnel and their families following a critical incident. For more information or to make a donation, visit http://www.100club.org/web/100Club.
Terry Dale Gorton, 62, of Ahwatukee, passed away from ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) on June 18 at Lund Hospice Care Center surrounded by his loving family and friends. Terry was born in Reed City, Mich., on Feb. 28, 1951.
Jozef Bagby, 14, of Ahwatukee recently received his Eagle Scout Award in a court of honor ceremony on March 16 at Esperanza Lutheran Church. Bagby began his scouting career as a Cub Scout Webelos in 2007. He earned his Arrow of Light before bridging into Boy Scout Troop 124, and eventually transferred to Troop 14 after moving to Ahwatukee.
The Boy Scouts of Troop 78 worked on the Children’s Garden at the Ahwatukee Swim and Tennis Center on Feb. 16 and 23.
Freshmen, it’s not too early to start thinking about your college plans. Your first step — build a strong resume. If you establish high standards and work hard, you will set yourself up for unlimited opportunities when you apply to colleges in the fall of your senior year. Here are some tips to get you started:
Eagle Scout and Mountain Pointe High School junior Jacob Rak-Kinonen, along with Chandler MMA owner Master Paul McGowan, hosted a women’s self defense clinic on Feb. 10 as a fundraiser called “Helping women be prepared” for local Boy Scout Troop 1/A212.
William Austin Gray has enjoyed participating in scouting since he became a Cub Scout in the second grade. He is an active member of Boy Scout Troop 697 in Tempe.
On Sunday, Feb. 10 Eagle Scout and Mountain Pointe Junior Jacob Rak-Kinonen along with Chandler MMA owner, Master Paul McGowan, hosted a Women's Self Defense Clinic as a fundraiser for local Boy Scout Troop #1 / A212.
Eagle Scouts with Dr. Bobb
Dr. Douglas Bobb and his practice, Sun Valley Hand Surgery, were sponsors for the Boy Scouts of America Grand Canyon Council Eagle recognition dinner that took place recently in Phoenix.
Eagle Scouts with Dr. Bobb
Two new garden beds at Esperanza Lutheran in Ahwatukee Foothills are only the beginning, as the church hopes to eventually turn all of its empty land into a functional community garden.
Colt Sample, a student at Kyrene Altadeña Middle School, recently built a sensory room to help students with Autism or on the spectrum.
Cub Scout Pack 278 of Ahwatukee is asking for anyone with old flags in need of retirement to donate them so the scouts can retire the flags.
Cub Scout Pack 278 of Ahwatukee invites boys entering grades first through fifth to join Cub Scouts for the upcoming year, which begins in August.