Boy Scout Troop 140 proudly recognized four recent Eagle Scouts at a Court of Honor in August at St. Peter’s UCC Church in Knauertown. Families, friend, scouts and dignitaries, including state Senator John Rafferty and Representative Tim Hennessey, were in attendance to honor these scouts, who have achieved the highest rank in scouting. All four scouts are 2018 Owen J. Roberts graduates.
Simon Crew led a team of scouts to plan, design, construct and install a collection of post-mounted, self-serve lending library nooks in Warwick township locations. Simon also led a book drive to collect books to seed the library nooks to be shared with the community via a take a book, leave a book peer sharing model. Simon is pursuing a business degree in West Chester University's Honors College.
Morgan Norris, led a team of scouts to rehabilitate a 1920s era industrial air pump. The rehabilitated pump was installed in the machine shop at the Rough and Tumble Museum located in Kinzers where it will be a part of the permanent working display. Morgan is pursuing an engineering degree at Penn State's main campus.
John McDevitt led a team of scouts to rehabilitate an 1868 Tolman Shaping Machine, a rare early example which has also been installed in the machine shop at the Rough and Tumble Museum. John has entered the college of arts and science at the University of Pittsburgh.
Tristan Fish led a team of scouts to plan, design, construct and install three large wooden receptacles, each holding two 55 gallon cans for recycling and landfill waste respectively. The receptacles were installed for the benefit of the Althouse Arboretum located in Pottstown. Tristan is pursuing an engineering degree at Widener University.