Briefly Noted: BSA Troop 007 recognizes four final Eagle Scouts

The final four Eagle Scouts from BSA Troop 007 who were recognized in the troop’s final Court of Honor are, from left: Hyrum Ward, Travis Webster, Garrett Webster and Wyatt Wimmer. Photo submitted

BSA Troop 007 recognizes four final Eagle Scouts. Boy Scouts Troop 007 on Feb. 20 recognized four Eagle Scouts in the troop’s final Court of Honor. The event took place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Holmes Street in Missouri. The troop has not renewed its charter because the church will not sponsor any more BSA troops. A description of each of the four final Eagle Scouts and their projects accompanies this picture. From left to right are:

  • Hyrum Ward: His project was building and staining four new benches for Kansas City Community Gardens
  • Travis Webster: His project was building, stocking and installing two tiny libraries at Mark Twain Elementary and McKinley Elementary, both in KCK.
  • Garrett Webster: His projects was building picnic tables for an outdoor classroom area at Mark Twain Elementary School.
  • Wyatt Wimmer: His project was removing an old fence at Highland Cemetery in Prairie Village in preparation for a new fence to be professionally installed, and updating the inventory of graves, taking pictures of the gravestones and mapping the location of the graves.

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