Troop 826 honors five Eagle Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 826 Eagle Scouts, front row, from left, are: Michel Heuschele, Andy Heuschele, Alex Lucarz and Bailey Voellinger. Back row, from left, are: Scoutmaster Mike Sluss, former Scoutmaster Bob Heuschele and Eagle Scout Grant Erard.

Boy Scout Troop 826 Eagle Scouts, front row, from left, are: Michel Heuschele, Andy Heuschele, Alex Lucarz and Bailey Voellinger. Back row, from left, are: Scoutmaster Mike Sluss, former Scoutmaster Bob Heuschele and Eagle Scout Grant Erard.

Boy Scout Troop 826, chartered by the Kennerly Elementary School PTP, recently conducted an Eagle Court of Honor to celebrate five of its Eagle Scouts.

Eagle Scouts honored were brothers Michel and Andy Heuschele, Alex Lucarz, Grant Erard and Bailey Voellinger.

Michel Heuschele’s Eagle project was creating a trail and a desert scene behind Kennerly Elementary. He earned 51 merit badges, and completed over 65 hours of volunteer service.

His brother, Andy, built a split-rail fence near Kennerly’s prairie area for his Eagle project. He earned 52 merit badges and completed more than 60 hours of volunteer service. He spent 61 nights camping and completed the National Youth Leadership Training program.

Lucarz built planter boxes for the Alz-heimer’s wing at Bethesda Southgate. He earned 45 merit badges, performed more than 140 hours of volunteer service, completed the National Youth Leadership Training program and also staffed this program for two years.

Erard built bunk beds for a homeless shelter through the Humanitri organization, earned 42 merit badges, performed 50-plus hours of volunteer service and spent 56 nights camping.

Voellinger’s Eagle project involved working on landscaping at a house through the Rebuilding Together organization. He earned 29 merit badges, while completing 50-plus hours of volunteer service and spent 60 nights camping.

Erard and Voellinger will join several other Troop 826 Scouts on a trip to Philmont high adventure ranch this summer.