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Troop 7 Eagle Scouts Recognized by Mayor Conley

Celebrating the achievement, in front, from left are Jared Finnerty, Nicholas Johansen, Mayor Conley, William Nixon and Nicholas Lami.
MADISON, NJ- On Monday, July 27th at a Borough Council meeting Mayor Robert Conley recognized Troop 7 Eagle Scouts Jared Finnerty, Nicholas Johansen, Nicholas Lami, William Nixon and Kevin Thompson who were recently awarded the Eagle rank.
In order to earn the Eagle rank a Scout must earn 21 merit badges and fulfill the requirements in the areas of leadership, service and outdoor skills. While attaining the required merit badges, the scouts are required to perform an extensive community service project that the Scout plans, manages and leads a team to project completion. 

Jared Finnerty earned his Eagle rank by building picnic tables and benches as well as landscaping the Senior courtyard at Madison High School. The yard was later changed to the Senior and Junior courtyard thanks to Jared’s project.

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Nicholas Johansen earned his Eagle rank by renovating the basement of St. Vincent Martyr Parish’s rectory.  This space is used by the Sunday School program for children ages 3-9. The renovation involved the installation of new lights, construction of new furniture, painting and cleaning the carpeted floor.

Nicholas Lami earned his Eagle rank by creating a sitting area for the Madison senior citizens at the Chateau Thierry Senior Housing Tucker Apartments complex. The project included the clearing and mulching of a large area, creation of a sitting area with plants, and the installation of a 90-foot long handrail.

William Nixon earned his Eagle rank by leading the production of three short films demonstrating social skills for students at ECLC of New Jersey, a school for students with disabilities in Chatham.

Kevin Thompson earned his Eagle rank by refurbishing an outdoor classroom for the 6th graders to use at Newark Academy. The area was used for the children’s Pond Study Project.  The project included the design, assemble, and installation of  birdhouses for redwing blackbirds around the property.


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