Troop 76 Eagle Scouts

 

#

Name

Date of Rank

          Project Location

Project Description

102

Martin Herlihy

1/9/17

Residence in New Milford

Planned and constructed a stone patio area for a home built by the non-profit Habitat for Humanity.  The organization provides sustainable homes for families in need.

101

Ryan Johnston

7/11/16

Woodcock Nature Center, Wilton

Organized and supervised the construction and installation of new trail signs at the nature center.

100

Patrick Francis

6/13/16

Ridgefield Recycling Center

Planned and managed the construction of two additional bins for returnable cans & bottles. Funds from the collected returnables help support the local Food Pantry and Meals on Wheels.

99

Clint Hodson

1/11/16

St. Mary’s Cemetary, Ridgefield

Supervised and coordinated the raising and renovation of veterans’ gravemarkers in the town’s largest cemetary.

98

Ben Grissmer

12/14/15

Comstock Cemetary, Wilton

Managed and coordinated the clearing of unwanted vegetation and building a path to access the cemetary.  It’s the resting place of seven Revolutionary War veterans.

97

Jack Shields

7/13/15

Martin Hall at Jesse Lee

Planned, organized and promoted a concert of several bands to raise donations of food and money for the Ridgefield Food Bank in Town Hall.

96

Nick Bosavage

5/28/15

Comstock Cemetery, Wilton

Planned and managed all aspects of restorating and cleaning very old headstones in a cemetery that opened in 1782 and includes Revolutionary War veterans.

95

Ryan McSpedon

10/28/14

Rail Trail, Ridgefield

Managed the removal of overgrown plants along a section of the Rail Trail in Ridgefield.  Project included the construction and installation of mile markers along the trail.

94

Jack Keating

10/28/14

Keeler Tavern Historic Site, Ridgefield

Supervised and completed the construction of a fire pit and stone steps on a hill at Keeler Tavern.

93

Ethan Realander

10/28/14

West Mountain/McManus Open Space, Ridgefield

Managed the complete restoration and reconstruction of two wooden footbridges. 

92

Jack McCarthy

10/13/14

Woodcock Nature Center

Managed all aspects of the construction and installation of two wood gates separating trail heads and public roads.

91

Miller Vaughan

9/23/14

St. Stephens Church

Planned, designed and managed the transformation of a parcel of land on the St. Stephen's property to a courtyard with benches and stepping stones.

90

Eric Waite

8/26/14

Fitzgerald Baseball Field, Ridgefield

Design and construct an information kiosk at Fitzgerald Field to supply news about baseball events and the local ecosystem.

89

Mark Liguori

8/26/14

Scotts Ridge and Onalfo Athletic fields in Ridgefield

Performed ground preparation (leveled and cleaned up the area and spread a gravel base) and constructed two all-weather equipment storage bins for the Soccer Club of Ridgefield.

88

Conner Tepfer

9/14/13

Silver Spring Road in Ridgefield

Organized, planned and managed the creation of the Silver Spring micro-park complete with parking spaces.  The park is focused on the spring that names the road and country club.

87

Alex Kresic

9/14/13

Main Street in Ridgefield

Planned, organized and renovated all the rusted metal trash receptacles along Main Street. 

86

Dan Passarelli

1/14/13

St. Mary’s Church in Ridgefield

Managed, planned and supervised the construction of a new nativity crèche for the church.

85

Alex Fish

12/28/2012

Laurel Gardens housing project, Danbury

Planned, organized and managed the renovation of a community basketball court.  Involved fellow scouts and Laurel Gardens residents in the project.

84

Brian Johnson

6/19/2012

Jesse Lee United Methodist Church, Ridgefield

Planned, organized and managed the construction of planting beds behind Wesley Hall.  The beds now produce vegetables and flowers for the school at the church.

83

Stephen Da Cruz

2/13/2012

Jesse Lee United Methodist Church, Ridgefield

Planned, organized the materials for, and carried out the construction of a meditation garden at Ridgefield's Jesse Lee UMC. The garden consisted of two semi-circular paths lining two flowerbeds with bamboo and Japanese forest on the outside and brick patio at the base.

82

Matt Bernhardt

11/22/2011

Woodcock Nature Center

Built new paths and a center for education on composting with both homemade and commercial composting equipment at the center.

81

Alex Keyes

11/15/2011

Ridgefield Bark Park

Built a watering center, new paths and a bulletin Board for the dogs at the Ridgefield Bark Park.

80

Nick Ninivaggi

11/07/2011

Ridgefield Recycling Center

Built new Recycling Bins for cans & bottles at the Ridgefield recycling Center. Funds from these bins support the local Food Pantry and Meals on Wheels.

79

Alex Hance

8/2/2011

Main Street in Ridgefield

Raised funds for the purchase of recycling containers, designed and had created special covers, finished and labeled and installed the containers at various public locations around Ridgefield.

78

Ryan Adams

5/16/2011

Ridgefield Shadow Lake Baseball Field

Created walkway from parking lot to ball field on Shadow Lake Road, installed fence separating parking lot from ball field and spread gravel on walkway and on each side of backstop.

77

Sam Lipson

5/18/2010

Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR)

Designed and constructed 20 new collection boxes for Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR).  Boxes, shaped like ROAR's facility, were distributed to local merchants

76

John Bowlus

5/18/2010

Ridgefield High School

Designed and constructed information kiosk as well as route markers for the Cross Country course at Ridgefield High School

75

Andrew Passarelli

9/1/2009

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Designed and built a new Nativity Crèche

74

Alex Darrah

7/27/2009

Ridgefield Boys & Girls Club

Designed and built a wooden bridge across the stream and cleared a trail to gain access to the lower part of the property where an amphitheater was built.

73

Curran O'Connell

02/16/2009

Ridgefield Open Space

Renovated trail and built and installed bridge over stream in Ridgefield Open Space.

72

Will Moreland

10/14/2008

Ridgefield Recreation Center

Design, build and install benches on pond side viewing platforms at the Ridgefield Recreation Center outdoor area.

71

Robert Johnson

08/11/2008

Sarah Bishop Open Space

Working with the Ridgefield Conservation Commission, a new trail was cleared and blazed within the Sarah Bishop Open Space. This project required careful consideration of land use and conservation methods while creating the trail and the creation of a bridge to provide access.

70

Logan Schier

06/23/2008

Congregational Church

Cleaned, renovated and painted Congregational Church School Playground

69

James Zap

06/16/2008

Woman's Greater Center

Collecting linens and other items such as towels, dishes, cups, and nonperishable foods. Brought them to the less fortunate people at the Woman's Greater Center of Danbury.

68

Jimmy Montanari

4/21/2008

Sarah Bishop open space

In August 2006, this project involving 14 Scouts and adult leaders from Troop 76 repaired and rebuilt the bridge at Sarah Bishop open space in Ridgefield.

67

Andrew Cook

12/03/2007

Ridgefield Recreation Center

Designed & built a fishing dock/viewing platform at the lake at the Ridgefield Recreation Center.

66

David Holland

11/12/2007

Ridgefield Rail Trail

Designed, built & installed two benches for the Ridgefield Rail Trail.

65

Kevin Haines

06/04/2007

Food Banks

Organized concert and collected food donations for area food banks.

64

Jeffrey Shuldman

12/04/2006

St. Mary's Church

Refurbished the benches and kneeler and refreshed surrounding in the grotto outside St. Mary's Church

63

Stephen Roche

06/27/2006

Woodcock Nature Center

Created a beaver dam and cleared trees from in front of his brother's T76 Scout's Eagle Project, a viewing deck (# 55 below)

62

Michael Jaehnig

04/28/2006

ABC House

Designed, built & installed storage shelves for use by the ABC House residents.

61

Stephen Quay

02/20/2006

Jesse Lee Montessori School

Demolition of old playground environment and extensive site preparation for new equipment.

60

Kevin Johnson

02/20/2006

Sturges Park

Creation of new trails.

59

Andrew Vuilleumier

12/29/2005

 

58

Eric McGowan

12/29/2005

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Refurbish a courtyard garden near the Adoration Chapel and Religious Education Office.

57

Neil Doran, IV

12/05/2005

Jesse Lee Montessori School

Installation of new playground environment and landscaping.

56

Scott Sloat

11/07/2005

Norwalk River & Watershed Association

Renovated a part of the trail system including extensive erosion controls and new blaze marking.

55

Michael Roche

10/22/2005

Woodcock Nature Center

Constructed a wildlife viewing deck in an unused portion of the Center, starting an expansion of the Woodcock Nature Center & adding to the Camper Program.

54

Cameron Tepfer

07/18/2005

Ridgefield Boys & Girls Club

Constructed recycling bins and used landscaping and constructed a fence to beautify setting for this organization's waste/recycling area.

53

Geoff Staysniak

06/20/2005

Maple Shade Cemetery / Fairlawn Cemetery

Collected data on war veterans in these cemeteries, compiling it into a computer database to be used by the American Legion & Ridgefield Historical Society. Created red, white and blue markers to mark the graves of the veterans.

52

Chris Staysniak

06/20/2005

Hopeline Pregnancy Resource Center, Danbury

Built & installed shelving units to aid in the storage/distribution of children's toys, clothes, diapers, etc.

51

Saagar Kulkarni

06/20/2005

Women's Center of Greater Danbury Project

Collected blankets, sheets, towels, washcloths, pillows, and pillowcases.

50

Will Harris

06/06/2005

 

49

Ryan Devane

03/07/2005

Green Chimneys School
Brewster, NY

Collection of used ski equipment & clothing to replace the old equipment the school was using.

48

Zachary Horowitz

11/01/2004

Sturges Park

Creation of Trail to upper Campground.

47

Adam King

03/01/2004

Congregation of Notre Dame Convent

Restoration of Patio and Garden

46

Pat Mott

05/12/2003

Military Museum of Southern New England, Danbury

Developed educational materials for the Military Museum of Southern New England

45

Nick Shaver

05/12/2003

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Trails, Bridges and Benches were built and installed at the Church Rectory.

44

Matthew S

05/12/2003

The Hope Chest, Danbury

Over 1,500 winter jackets, pants, boots, hats and gloves were collected and distributed to those in need.

43

Garrett S

05/12/2003

Elizabeth House, Danbury 

Over 1,000 new and gently used toys, games, puzzles, videos and electronics were collected for use in the kid and teen rooms at the shelter.

42

Matt Vanwart

12/02/2002

Town of Ridgefield

Hiking Trail Information Board

41

Craig McGowan

10/14/2002

Waterbury Schools

School Library Book Drive K-5

40

Bob Himmelright

11/08/2001

Woodcock Nature Center

Constructed picnic tables

39

Tim DeJesu

07/02/2001

Ridgefield Town

Rebuild parking lot at Levy Park, Barrack Hill

38

Colin Lane

05/07/2001

Weir Farm

Historic land restoration

37

Steven Pelini

05/07/2001

Weir Farm

Restore walkways & flower beds

36

Chris Van Wart

03/19/2001

Sturges Park

Constructed fire ring and seating for Town camp

35

Adam Lubin

03/19/2001

Town of Ridgefield

Winter coat drive for Midnight Run and other shelters

34

Tom Carpenter

03/19/2001

Ridgefield High School

Construct 900-foot cross country track

33

Chris Miller

12/14/2000

Souluri Preserve

Hiking path drainage

32

Jon Matuszewski

12/14/2000

Ridgefield Police Dept

Restore stone edging

31

John Gillespie

03/21/2000

Town of Ridgefield

Construct stairs from ERMS parking lot to ball field

30

Stephen Staysniak

03/21/2000

Ridgefield Housing

Renovate gardens

29

Jared Pondelik

09/27/1999

Scalzo Field

Constructed an equipment box

28

Kenny Fitzpatrick

09/27/1999

Weir Farm

Historic land restoration

27

Mark Phillips

09/04/1999

Souluri Preserve

Hiking path restoration

26

Greg Tavino

05/03/1999

Ridgefield Housing

Restore grotto

25

Matt Attardo

05/03/1999

Woodcock Nature Center

Construct storage shed

24

Mark Pelini

05/03/1999

Woodcock Nature Center

Cleared rest areas & constructed benches

23

Miles Pondelik

02/01/1999

Weir Farm

Barberry removal over 11 acres

22

Dan Giordano

11/23/1998

Belgium

Constructed a school playground

21

Raf Tavino

10/26/1998

St Mary's Cemetery

Restore spring house & convert to grotto

20

Bret Usas

08/06/1998

St Andrew's

Clear picnic grove.  Construct picnic tables

19

Saleel Kulkarni

08/06/1998

Ridgefield High School

Construct cross country track

18

Dan Gregoras

06/11/1998

Knights of Columbus

Build handicap access ramp

17

Michael Gillepsie

05/04/1998

St Mary's Catholic Church

Construct handicap walkway

16

Eric Deichmann

06/24/1997

Bermuda

Education program at bird sanctuary

15

Scott Adams

11/03/1997

St Elizabeth's

Replace railroad tie wall with stone wall & garden

14

Jeremy Miller 

04/04/1996

Jesse Lee

Rebuild outdoor gazebo

13

Michael Khorsandi 

06/13/1995

Florida Refuge

Construct step system & two over stream walkways

12

Michael Faga 

11/25/1994

St Elizabeth's

Construct outdoor alter

11

Erich Brandt

05/03/1994

Woodcock Nature Center

Move stone wall & repaired trail map structure & case

10

Kevin Schwall 

05/19/1992

St Elizabeth's

Construct meditation path and benches

9

Derek Taylor

12/19/1989

8

Erik Abrahamson 

05/08/1988

7

Mike Cavanaugh 

06/06/1985

St Mary's Catholic Church

Replaced sound absorbing tiles in classrooms

6

Keith Seibert

02/01/1985

5

Dean Jenkins

10/06/1983

4

Eric Mueller

05/20/1983

3

Gerry Beltran

06/18/1982

2

Chris Fedun

01/14/1982

1

Todd Venning

05/08/1981

Notes:
1. Last Names Displayed Only for those Eagles Now Over Age 18
2. Projects are located in Ridgefield, Connecticut unless otherwise indicated.

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