Thursday, July 5, 2012
Ryan Peterson coordinated a scout project for a case that displays aerial maps of Lake Zurich.
The Lake Zurich village board recognized Ryan Peterson, at the July 2 meeting, with a certificate of appreciation. Peterson built a cabinet which houses aerial maps of Lake Zurich. Peterson built the cabinet to make changing the maps easier. Previously the map was picked off and the new map was glued in its place. The cabinet makes swapping the maps easy. Peterson enlisted the help of younger Boy Scouts, particularly with staining the case. He explained that an Eagle project is the last step in scouting and he thanked he village for the opportunity.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Kieran Groble is a student at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.
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Friday, April 13, 2012
Boy Scout Troop 964, sponsored by the Lake Zurich American Legion Post 964, held an Eagle Court of Honor for scout Kieran Groble, a sophomore at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, on April 7. Groble completed the requirements for the rank of Eagle on Oct. 10, 2011. Groble began scouting in first grade as a Tiger Cub in Pack 92 at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Hawthorn Woods. He went on to advance through the ranks of Bobcat, Wolf, Bear and Webelos, finally earning the Arrow of Light Award and "Super Achiever" status in 2007. Along the way he also earned two religious awards recognized by Boy Scouts of America: "God and Me" and "God and Family". He bridged into Boy Scout Troop 964 in March of 2007 and progressed through the …
Monday, November 22, 2010
Collection honors memory of Otto Michaelis, a friend of the fire department
Tiny replicas of fire engines, ladder trucks and apparatus used by firefighters now adorn a wall inside the Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department's Station #1 at 321 S. Buesching Road. And they are displayed with panache thanks to 17-year-old James Daleske, a Lake Zurich High School senior. To attain the status of Eagle Scout, Daleske built a wooden and glass display case for the collection as his Eagle project. Daleske, a member of St. Francis de Sales Boy Scout Troop 309, said he was aided by fellow scouts and community members in the effort. "Roughly, I'd say it's about 100 hours (of work) as a group effort," he said. "Personally, I put in about 40 hours." The collection of 44 miniatures was amassed by the late Otto Michaelis, a fire …