Kennerly Troop 826 celebrates six new Eagle Scouts

Kennerly Troop 826 celebrates six new Eagle Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 826, chartered by the Kennerly Elementary School Parent Teacher Partnership, recently conducted a Court of Honor to celebrate six new Eagle Scouts.

The new Eagle Scouts, all Lindbergh Schools students, are Jake Welsh, Sam Holaway, David Mueller, Tyler Lucarz, Ian Hilmes and Matt Sluss.

Welsh’s Eagle project involved building a doghouse for the St. Louis Humane Society. He earned 39 merit badges and camped 73 nights, and performed 41 hours of volunteer service.

Holaway built and installed a bench at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. He earned 40 merit badges and camped 25 nights, and performed 93 hours of volunteer service.

Lucarz researched the residents of Bofinger Columbarium at Christ Church Cathedral to determine who was a veteran. He then built flag stands and donated flags to be displayed on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Lucarz earned 37 merit badges and camped 61 nights, and performed 85 hours of volunteer service.

Hilmes, Mueller and Sluss dedicated their Eagle projects to Kennerly. Hilmes built a lost-and-found wardrobe. Sluss moved the iconic lighthouse from the front of the school to the Steve Suess garden behind the school. Mueller built a hexagon table with attached legs for the school patio.

Hilmes earned 31 merit badges, ­camped 54 nights and performed 54 hours of volunteer service.

Sluss earned 31 merit badges, 41 nights and performed 80 hours of volunteer service.

Mueller earned 26 merit badges, ­camped 63 nights and performed 96 hours of volunteer service.