Eagle Scout Gage Martin: Parking Lot Restriping

Gage Martin and Justin Parellada completed their Eagle projects together: restriping the parking lot and striping the entrance road to Plymouth Harbor Adult Day Care at United Congregational Church. Their projects included redoing the middle line to the 1/2 mile road entrance, painting directional arrows on the road and repainting all the handicapped parking spots and van loading areas. Under the leadership of Gage and Justin, over 30 volunteers–including 20 from the troop–spent more than 100 hours on the project.

Gage Martin earned the rank of Eagle Scout on August 28, 2012, 5 years and 10 months after joining Troop 175.

Eagle Scout Marshall Tumperi: Recycling Center at Glenn Creek Nature Preserve

Marshall’s project was to build a permanent covered structure for recycling and garbage receptacles to cut down on littering in the Glenn Creek Nature Preserve, a heavily forested 3-acre area in the midst of exurban Decatur. After gaining approval with the Glenn Creek Nature Preserve and the City of Decatur Development Authority, Marshall set out to plan the project. His design was reviewed and approved by the City of Decatur. It took 100 hours to build the structure with the help of scouts, high-school friends and youth-group friends.

Marshall Tumperi earned his Eagle rank on August 21, 2012, 7 years and 3 months after joining Troop 175.

Eagle Scout Sean Hunter: Tables for Decatur Presbyterian Retreat Center

Sean performed his Eagle Service Project for Decatur Presbyterian’s Retreat Center on Lake Lanier. Sean and his team built three 10′ x 3′ outdoor tables out of salvaged antique pine for the back porch of the center. These tables will allow seating for up to thirty people during church retreats and other events at the center. 13 scouts from the Troop participated in the project which took 185 hours to complete.

Sean Hunter earned the rank of Eagle Scout on May 22, 2012, 3 years and 1 month after joining Troop 175.

Harry Demille & Charlie Gowing, Tribute by Boy Scout Troop 175

Harry Demille & Charlie Gowing have over 100 years in the scouting program. They have mentored thousands of young men resulting in hundreds achieving the rank of Eagle. These scouts have contributed greatly to society. At this time some of these scouts are fighting in foreign lands to protect the freedoms we enjoy.