WESTFORD — The office of Representative James Arciero shared the following press release with WestfordCAT.
State Representative James Arciero recently recognized Jack Durkin, Alexander Joos and Michael Perrone from Troop 195 in Westford, for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest award in Scouting.
To achieve the rank of Eagle, a scout must earn at least 21 merit badges in a number of different areas ranging from government to recreational activities.
In addition, Eagle Scout candidates must plan and complete an extensive Eagle Scout project which usually consists of coordinating the materials, manpower, and cooperation of many individuals to achieve the objective of the project.
For his project, Durkin improved, and repaired, the walkways of the Cider Mill conservation area in town.
For his project, Joos created an accessible online system to organize and categorize photos, files and information with the Westford Historical Commission. For his project, Perrone built an outdoor classroom at Abbot Elementary School.
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