Ashburn Troop Names New Eagle Scouts
Thomas Fairholm, Brenton Jackson, Matthew Crowder, Jacob Fairholm, Jason Allred, David Lewis and William Parkin recently earned Eagle Scout Awards during a Court of Honor. The Scouts are members of Boy Scout Troop 1173, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Ashburn.
Thomas Fairholm's Eagle project consisted of building ten bluebird nesting boxes for The Virginia Bluebird Society and installing them at the Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park in Leesburg.
Brenton Jackson's Eagle project consisted of organizing a large community book drive and sale that resulted in proceeds of $2,400, which was given to Loudoun Habitat for Humanity to help finance the building of a house in the Loudoun community of St. Louis.
Matthew Crowder's Eagle Project consisted of posting more than 500 "No Trespassing" signs around the four-mile perimeter of Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve.
Jacob Fairholm's Eagle project consisted of building three picnic tables for the Claude Moore Park Heritage Farm Museum.
Jason Allred's Eagle project consisted of tearing down of an old fence and the construction of a new fence on property at Claude Moore Park in Sterling.
David Lewis' Eagle project consisted of restoring, setting and documenting the headstones in the Old Sterling Cemetery in Sterling.
William Parkin's Eagle project consisted of cleaning, organizing and constructing shelves for the Girl's Camp equipment storage shed for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Leesburg.