|BG teen scouts out storage area for his Eagle project|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 24 October 2013 09:25|
Building cubbies at a local school helped a Bowling Green teen earn his Eagle Scout Award.
Garrett Kingsley, planned and built the storage for the Extended Day Room at St. Aloysius Elementary School. They are used by students who come before and after school for daycare.
Boy Scout Troop 485 honored Garrett at a ceremony on Aug. 17. The rank is the highest in the Boy Scouts of America, requiring at least 21 merit badges, living the Scout oath and law, and organizing and completing an extensive service project.
Garrett has earned 34 merit badges, the Order of the Arrow Ordeal and the Order of the Arrow Brotherhood.
He is a senior at St. John's Jesuit High School in Toledo.
At school, he is a captain for the cross country team and a member of the track team, National Honor Society, Spanish Club and the Ski and Snowboard Club.
In June, he was a delegate for the American Legion Buckeye Boys State program through post 45. He is also a member of the St. Aloysius youth group program, S.A.Y.
After graduation, Garrett plans to purse a career in engineering. He is the son of Theresa Kingsley.
Bob Whitman is the scoutmaster for Troop 485 and Steve Goris is assistant scoutmaster.
Garrett has been in Boy Scouts for nine years.
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