STA Junior Honored as Eagle Scout
STA junior Christopher Hudspeth was recently honored for earning the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest advancement rank in Boy Scouting. In 2012, only seven percent of all Boy Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank. Christopher is only the 12th scout in his troop to earn Eagle since its institution 20 years ago.
For his Eagle Scout project, Chris built a pavilion and a set of movable volleyball net poles for Fr. Randy at St. Albert's Chapel and Student Center to be used by the parishioners, college students, and youth groups for field events. There were a total of 84 man hours put into the planning and construction.
Christopher has earned 34 Merit Badges including First Aid, CPR/AED, Healthcare provider, and BSA Lifeguard certifications, 100 Nights out award, Fireman Chit, Totin' Chip, SCUBA BSA, Snorkeling BSA, PADI SCUBA certification, Paul Bunyan Award, National Outdoor Activity award in Aquatics with gold device, National Outdoor Activity award in Camping with Silver device, Mile Swim BSA, Ad Altari Dei Catholic religious award, and World Conservation award
Christopher’s leadership positions and positions of responsibility within the Boy Scouts include:
• Troop 270 - Scribe, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Senior Patrol Leader, Instructor, Senior Patrol Leader (2nd term), Junior Assistant Scoutmaster
• Venture Crew 703 - Treasurer and President; Crew leader for 8 day expedition in the Rocky Mountains
• National Jamboree Troop 1530 - Scribe
• Summer camp aquatics instructor
Congratulations to Christopher!!