Eagle Scout Thomas C. Capretta

Tom passed his Eagle Board of Review on August 10, 2006, becoming Troop 111’s 103rd Eagle Scout. His Honor Roll:

BSA Participation

Pack 111 Cub Scout and Webelos Scout, but took a year off and so did NOT earn the Arrow of Light. One of very few Scouts in Troop 111 history
who returned to Scouting and made Eagle.

Troop 111 Boy Scout Entry Class of 2000.

23 Merit Badges

76 Days Short-Term Camping
86 Days Long-Term Camping, including 4 Summer Camps and 4 High Adventure Treks:

Summer Camp 2001, Camp Tuckahoe, PA
Summer Camp 2002, Camp Tuckahoe, PA
Summer Camp 2003, Camp Olmsted (Goshen), VA
Summer Camp 2004, Camp Tuckahoe, PA
Pennsylvania Grand Canyon Trek 2002
Switzerland 2003
Yosemite 2004
Philmont 2005

BSA Awards:
Totin Chip, Mile Swim Award, Four 50-Miler Awards, Three 25/10 Hike Certificates, Camp Tuckahoe Ironman, Senior Level JLT Certificate, 50
Hours Community Service Award, 2 Scoutmasters Awards for Most Active Scouts

BSA Leadership Positions:
Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Projectoree Staff

Outside of Scouting
Tom is a just-graduated Senior from The Heights High School (in Maryland), with about a 4.3 G.P.A. He was an AP Scholar, and earned various other academic awards, at the Heights.

Baseball – 1,2,3,4; 2nd Base and Outfield

Work Experience:
Knights of Columbus, Lifeguard 3,4; Red Cross Certified. Also a snack bar cook and attendant, 2.

Eagle Project:
For his Eagle project Tom built a new Bocce/Pentanque Court (from scratch) at the Knights of Columbus. A very impressive piece of work, completed in intense summertime heat, taking approximately 242 Man-Hours of work.

Tom will be attending Notre Dame and majoring in Mathematics (has also been accepted to the Army ROTC Program).

Thanks to the Board of Review members
Dave Carlson – District Vice-Chair/Training
Clay Henderson – Troop 151
Ruth Netting – District Advancement Board, Troop 647
Max Padon – District Eagle Board
Brian Preloh – Chairman

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