At the Class of 2014 senior dinner on May 22, St. John’s Catholic Prep honored three of its graduating seniors for attaining the Boy Scout Eagle Scout rank — Nathaniel Bowman, Connor Gallagher and Andrew Stewart.
There are over 365 requirements to accomplish for the Eagle rank, including many hours of community service, leadership positions within their troop and learning life skills pertaining to first aid, citizenship and outdoor living. Nathaniel and Andrew are both members of the Order of the Arrow, also known as Boy Scouting’s “National Honor Society.” All three have experienced time at BSA’s four high adventure camps.
Nathaniel is a member of Troop 268 in Monrovia. His Eagle project included landscaping work near the beach at Greenbrier State Park. He has been to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico and Northern Tier Scout Camp in Minnesota. Nathaniel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bowman, of New Market.
Connor is a member of Troop 1023 in Kemptown. For his Eagle project he refurbished flower beds at St. Ignatius Church in Ijamsville. Connor also went to Florida Sea Base in Key West. Connor is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Weedon Gallagher.
Andrew is a member of Troop 51 in Sharpsburg. For his Eagle project he made six picnic tables for St. John’s Catholic Prep. He has been to Florida Sea Base and attended the 2013 Jamboree at the Summit Scout Camp in West Virginia. Andrew is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Stewart, of Sharpsburg.