Eagle Scout Matthew E. Cassidy

Matt passed his Eagle Board of Review on August 10, 2006, becoming Troop 111’s 104th Eagle Scout. His Honor Roll:

BSA Participation

Pack 111 Webelos Scout (NOT a Cub Scout), earned the Arrow of Light.

Troop 111 Boy Scout Entry Class of 1999

31 Merit Badges

100 Days Short-Term Camping
93 Days Long-Term Camping, including 5 Summer Camps and 4 High Adventure Treks:

Summer Camp 1999, Camp Powhatan, VA
Summer Camp 2000, Camp Powhatan, VA
Summer Camp 2001, Camp Tuckahoe, PA
Summer Camp 2002, Camp Tuckahoe, PA
Summer Camp 2003, Camp Olmsted (Goshen), VA
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Pennsylvania Grand Canyon Trek 2002
Switzerland 2003
Yosemite 2004
Philmont 2005

BSA Awards:
Totin Chip, 2 Mile Swim Awards, BSA Snorkelling Award, 4 x 50-Miler Awards, 1 25/10 Hike Certificate, 2 Alonzo Stagg Hike (50/20) Medals,
Junior Level and Senior Level JLT Certificates, 50 Hours Community Service Award

BSA Leadership Positions:
Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Senior Patrol Leader, Philmont co-Crew Chief, Projectoree Staffer

Outside of Scouting
Matt is a just-graduated Senior from Gonzaga College High School (in the District of Colombia), with about a 3.0 G.P.A.

Sports:
– Rugby – 1,2,3,4
– Ski Club – 1,2,3
– Knights of Colombus Swim Team – 1,2,3,4

Work Experience:
– Knights of Columbus, Lifeguard 2,3,4

Other:
– Gonzaga Symphonic Wind Ensemble
– Honors Band
– Jazz Band
-Other Volunteer Service – Fr. McKenna Homeless Shelter 1,2,3,4; S.O.M.E., Tutoring, Assisted at a Nursing Home

Eagle Project:
For his Eagle project Matt installed four large tree grates at the new entrance to St. Agnes School, and also bricked in a narrow area between a sidewalk and the school wall. These improvements will greatly assist with the pickup and dropoff of students at the school. A very impressive piece of work, completed in intense summertime heat, taking approximately 186 Man-Hours of work.

Matt will be attending St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and majoring in Business.

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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