Six Eagles of Timonium's Troop 832 take flight [Timonium]


Boy Scout Troop 832 of Timonium has reason to be proud. The troop has an entire Scout patrol whose members started their Boy Scout journey together and completed it together as Eagle Scouts. The six members of the Cobra patrol, Clayton Cuddington, Jonathon Dordai, Matthew Hall, Lucas Myers, Nicholas Myers, and Dominic Piedmont, have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and are now starting new journeys as freshmen in college. Clayton, Jonathon, Matthew, Lucas, and Nicholas started in Cub Scouts and then bridged into the troop at the end of fifth grade. Dominic joined them in the troop that same year.

Clayton Cuddington earned his Eagle rank in May 2011. Clayton's Eagle project was to clean storm drains in the community and re-labeling them for the Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management. He is a freshman at the University of Delaware, Honors Program where he is studying chemical engineering.

Dominic Piedmont earned his Eagle rank in October 2011. Dominic's Eagle project entailed working with Hereford Food Bank where he organized a food drive and volunteered his time at the Food Bank's farm. Dominic is a freshman at Loyola University where he is studying engineering.

Jonathon Dordai earned his Eagle rank in December 2011. Jonathon's project was to create a new animal shelter and improving existing animal shelters at Defenders of Animal Rights. He is a freshman at Johns Hopkins University where he is studying biology.

Lucas Myers earned his eagle rank in March 2013. Lucas built an authentic Native American wigwam at the Oregon Ridge Nature Center children's play area for his Eagle project. He is a freshman at the University of Maryland College Park, where he is studying mechanical engineering.

Nicholas Myers earned his Eagle rank in March 2013. Nicholas worked with the Gallagher Center for his Eagle project, building a retaining wall, ramp and patio in their garden to allow handicap access into the garden for therapy programs. He is a freshman at the University of Maryland College Park, where he is studying mechanical engineering. Matthew Hall earned his Eagle rank in July 2013.

Matthew's Eagle project was to refurbish hallways and other areas in need of repair at Ascension Lutheran Church. He is a freshman at CCBC, Essex where he is studying elementary education and is also a member of the Towson University Marching Band

All six boys started out together in Boy Scouts in the same patrol. (Five of them started in Cub Scouts together.) And all six — the entire patrol — have achieved Eagle, a rarity in Scouting. to All six are from Timonium and they all went to Timonium Elementary .

Everyone is so proud of these young men. The entire Troop 832 family is very proud of what these Scouts have accomplished and wish them the very best as they begin their new journeys in life.

Congratulations to the Appalachian Service Project group from Timonium United Methodist Church which had a successful trip to Boone, N.C., for the 34th successful year proudly representing TUMC. The ASP Service brought messages that forged friendships and enriched their faith.

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