These area Boy Scouts have earned the Eagle Scout rank, Scouting’s highest. Doing so typically takes several years and requires earning a combination of 21 or more badges plus a special project.
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Roman and William Cave, the sons of Nancy Cave, attend Jesuit College Predatory of Dallas, where Roman is a sophomore and William is a senior. Roman’s Eagle project: built four benches and platforms around the Stations of the Cross for St. Joseph’s Residence managed by the Bethlemite Sisters for the Catholic Diocese of Dallas. William’s Eagle project: designed and built a meditation labyrinth for West Presbyterian Church.
Vincent Frizell, the son of Renae and Robert Frizell, is an eighth-grader at Highland Park Middle School. His Eagle project: a weather station for Armstrong Elementary’s science department and signs for the butterfly garden.
Evan Tomás Himes, the son of Michaela Himes, is a senior at Highland Park High School. His Eagle project: a trash/recycling enclosure at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Peter John Paulus IV, the son of Anne and Peter Paulus, is a junior at Highland Park High School. His Eagle project: a box vegetable garden for St. Christopher’s Montessori School.
Grace Bible Church
Cooper David Emery, son of Chad and Dana Emery, attends Richland Community College’s Dual Credit Program. His Eagle project: designing and building a stage for the youth activity center at Grace Bible Church.
Seth Douglas Mackinnon, son of Doug and Jalaine Mackinnon, is a sophomore at The Covenant School of Dallas. His Eagle project: planning, coordinating, and planting two shade trees on the Dallas Theological Seminary campus.
Broc Philip O’Brien and Bryce James O’Brien, sons of Jim and Susan O’Brien, are juniors at Trinity Christian Academy-Addison. Broc’s Eagle project: the construction of four bat houses, to address disease-carrying pests in Richardson’s Breckenridge Park. Bryce’s Eagle project: construction of four owl houses at Breckenridge Park in Richardson also to assist in eliminating insects that carry the West Nile and Zika viruses.
Storey William Record, son of Dick and Susan Record, is a sophomore at The Covenant School of Dallas. His Eagle project: removing and rebuilding garden boxes used to grow vegetables and flowers at Covenant.
Cole Layton Smith, son of Mar and Jeanette Smith, is a senior at Parish Episcopal School of Dallas. His Eagle Scout project: rebuilding the prayer labyrinth at University Park United Methodist Church.