PHOTO (Left to Right): Middletown BSA Troop 246 Eagle Scouts Matteo Guzman, Matthew King, AJ Poznanski, Anthony Raisley and Kyle Coffee with Middletown Mayor Gerald Scharfenberger at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony held on May 11, 2017.
Projects Support Education, Community Outreach and Nature Programs at Christ Church, Little Chief Learning Station, OASIS tlc, and Poricy Park
MIDDLETOWN, NJ – A butterfly garden. An upgraded handicap accessible trail at Poricy Park. Raised garden beds for OASIS tlc’s working farm. An iPhone Poricy Park App. Upgraded Internet and livestream setup for historic Christ Church. Anthony Raisley, AJ Poznanski, Kyle Coffee, Matthew King, and Matteo Guzman, Middletown residents and members of Boy Scout Troop 246, earned Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank of Eagle Scout for organizing and leading these five community service projects.
“We are very proud of each Scout not just for his work but for choosing projects with a personal connection and a way for them to use their talents to make Middletown an even stronger community,” said Troop 246 Scoutmaster Bill Jenkins. Jenkins, also an Eagle Scout notes, “Very few of the 1 million plus Boy Scouts ever achieve this rank so we are especially proud to have five members of the troop earn this rank during this school year.”
The projects include (full descriptions for each follow below):
· AJ Poznanski (MAST 2018), built a new garden bed for OASIS tlc, center for autistic adults on their working farm.
· Anthony Raisley (Middletown HS South 2017), created an iPhone app for Poricy Park Nature…
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