Troop 43 Eagles' Nest
These young men have worked hard and have achieved the distinquished honor and rank of Eagle Scout
2 Tyler Morgan  Eagle earned January 23, 2003. Lydia Drake Library, Pembroke.
Tore down old rotted rear wooden deck and cemented stairs at the Library. Replaced with a larger new pressure
treated deck and stairs. Repaired any old rotted wood to the walls and beams in back of the new deck.
3 Vincent Carita  Eagle earned March 6, 2003. Cobb Library Bryantville. Cleaned up
brush, rubbish and trees around the library. Took out a diseased tree, cut in driveway
with stone dust. Mulched the front of the library by the street, around the building and
out back between the building and fence. Planted flowers along walkway and put in new
4 Daniel Ioven  Eagle earned May 13, 2004. Lydia Drake Library, Pembroke.
Refurbish the foyer and office of the library. Pack the books, take down the
bookcases. Stripped wallpaper, fixed up old walls, scraped and paint the ceiling and
woodwork and rewallpapered the foyer and office. Cleaned the floors reset the bookcases
and restocked the books in order.
5 Christopher King  Eagle earned October 18, 2004. Lydia Drake Library, Pembroke. Received 30 foot donated pole, clean and repaint. Converted pole into flagpole. Installed the flag pole with USA flag and Eagle ornament on top of pole. Built stone dust and slate walkway, planted shrubs and flowers along the new walkway to the flagpole.
6 James Colligan  Eagle earned January 16, 2006. Pembroke High School, Learning Lane. Cleared trail in back of the soccer fields and constructed a pressure treated bridge crossing a stream for the Pembroke High School cross country team to run when having a meet.
7 Robert Connick  Eagle earned November 2006. Bob's project was constructed at the Pembroke Community Middle School on 559 School Street. The project included making a manual to teach the students about orienteering, building a pace course for them to learn to measure distances, and building a compass course for them to follow. There are over a dozen markers throughout the course. The work was done by the scouts, with two or three scouts having been responsible for digging each hole and measuring its position relative to the other markers. The materials included tools used for digging, compasses for measuring the positions, paper for the manuals, food for the scouts while they worked, and either pressure treated wooden 4x4’s cut to 4ft lengths.
8 Jono King  Eagle earned December 2006. Jono's project was building a Bocci Court behind the Pembroke Recreation. All the materials were donated by different organizations in Pembroke and some surrounding towns. Along with the court were 2 benches for people to sit and watch or just to sit and relax. The Scouts helped out a tremendous amount with both moving stone and making the base of the court, and leveling it off. Pembroke now has a finished Bocci Court that any one can use.
9 Ben McAlear  Eagle earned July 2007. Cleared out 7600 sqare feet of crabgrass at the Pembroke Town Landing, put down new loam and reseeded with better grass. Also constructed and installed two benches.
10 Michael Butler  Eagle earned 2007. Mike Butler selected the Pembroke Animal Shelter on Mattakeesett Street for his Eagle project. After fundraising for materials, Mike designed a new concrete walkway leading from the driveway to the shelter. Mike then lead a group of scouts and adults to procure the construction materials and build the walkway. During this project, many scouts enjoyed their first opportunity to learn to properly estimate materials quantities, mix, pour, and finish concrete. Mike also supervised the repainting the utility shed at the shelter and clearing the brush along the driveway.
11 Patrick Wall  Eagle earned October 2008. Restored Howland Family Tomb on Mattakeesett Street, across from Big Sandy Pond. Laid out a wood chip walkway. Re-pointed the stones, cut away trees penetrating the tomb, and painted the door with a rust-preventing paint. Made the site visible from the road but cutting small brush and taking down some trees as well as large branches. Researched the tomb and its owner, discovered it is now empty and belonged to Jairus Howland, who was a veteran and served in the American Civil War.
12 Andrew Wall  Eagle earned 2008. Organized a Red Cross Blood Drive at the Knights of Columbus in Pembroke. Many pints of blood were collected.
13 Joseph Scoledge  Eagle earned 2008. Developed a series of illustrated cards for use by the Fire Department in communicating with autistic children and others who may be inable to communciate during emergency situations. The cards show illustraions of common images which the emergency personnel and subject can point to for communication.
14 Wesley Carroll  Eagle earned August 10, 2010. Wesley’s Eagle Project was the rehabilitation of the boxing gym in the Pembroke Police Boy’s Club. He led scouts in raising money for the project. He led scouts and others and repaired the gym’s wall panels by spackling holes, sanding down bumps and washing the walls. Panels were secured so that they were flush with one another. The panels were primed and then painted with a two tone brown. Where the colors met, a chair rail was added around the whole room. As part of the project, the ceiling was repainted. Trim near the ceiling was replaced and trim was constructed for all the mirrors in the gym. Wesley’s project also included many smaller tasks, such as replacing fluorescent lights, scraping old stickers off the windows, re-securing a dangling CO2 detector, fixing seams in drywall with joint compound, repainting a door, and posting the gym’s street number outside over the front door.
15 Christopher Campbell  Eagle earned January 19, 2011. Set-up a recycling system at the Pembroke Youth Soccer fields on Learning Lane to collect plastic bottles. Organized a schedule of volunteers for two seasons to empty the recyling barrels each week and drop-off the plastics at the Pembroke Recycling Center. Heavy duty barrels with spring flap covers and trash barrels were placed side by side in a collapsible frame system at four locations at the fields so that the system could easily be stored at the end of each soccer season. Scouts and leaders helped build and paint the frames. Chris raised money for materials through a car wash, girl scout fundraiser and business and individual donations. He also received material donations.
16 Drew Latwas  Eagle earned March 23, 2011. Drew's project included improving the entrance of Learning Lane by having a sign made and placed where the street intersects Hobomock Street. The sign lists the two schools of Pembroke High School and Hobomock Elementary. He directed his fellow scouts as they installed the new sign, removed the old one, and landscaped the area surrounding the sign. The money for his project was raised through donations from local businesses.
17 Andrew Scoledge  Eagle earned November 9, 2011. Andrew's Eagle Project involved the repainting of Pembroke Fire Station #1. Andrew led Scouts and Leaders in power washing the building, removing loose and flaking paint and replacing rotting boards and gutters which needed replacement. His team repainted the whole building white and with white trim. The flag pole was painted white and three NO PARKING signs were added beside and between the doors.
18 Earl Turnbull  Eagle earned May 8, 2012. Earl's eagle project was all about respect for the American Flag. He designed and built a box for the collection of worn American Flags ready for retirement. This box is located outside the Veteran's Office in Town Hall. Informational pamphlets and holders were created and are located at the Police Station, Fire House and Town Hall. The final part of his project was to create an ash tomb at the Veteran's Town Forest. An ash pit is dug and this spot has an engraved rock marking the final resting place of our country's flag. Earl hopes his project retains its value to the Town of Pembroke and Veterans for years to come.
19 Zachary Johnston  Eagle earned November 12, 2012. Zach's Eagle Project centered around appreciating the nature around you. He worked with the Conservation Commission and found a spot in Tubb's Meadow that needed touching up. He began fundraising by selling large amounts of chocolate, which unsurprisingly sold rather quickly. With the immense amount of help from the troop, town departments, and family, Zach was able to clear out the area, build a viewing platform for the marsh, and create educational placards on the area and the flora and fauna that can be found.
20 Charles Frodigh  Eagle earned February 27, 2013.
21 Alexander Bowler  Eagle earned March 12, 2013.