Five Eagle Scout Awards will be presented
Diego Martin Alanis, Blake Anthony Brodjeski, Maxwell Louis Lindquist, Devin Alan Mooney and Adam Joseph Svatek won the Boy Scout Eagle Scout Award.
KENOSHA, WI, UNITED STATES, July 18, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Five local Scouts achieved the highest rank advancement in Boy Scout.
Diego Martin Alanis, Blake Anthony Brodjeski, Maxwell Louis Lindquist, Devin Alan Mooney and Adam Joseph Svatek have won the Boy Scouts of America’s highest advancement award, the Eagle Scout Award.
All five are members of Troop 505, Red Arrow District, Three Ports Council, Milwaukee, WI. Alanis, Brodjeski, Lindquist, Mooney and Svatek only make up about 8% of all Scouts who achieve Eagle rank, according to Boy Scout Leader Jon Svatek.
Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and complete a community, religious, or synagogue service project to earn their eagle.
Alanis chose to build a wigwam, hide a stand and sign for Hollow hawthorn in Somers, WI with the help of the Elder of the Potawotomi Tribe, Skip Twardz. Brodjeski chose to build an information kiosk with benches for Heritage Farm, a branch of Hawthorn Hollow in Somers, WI. Lindquist chose to build a wisteria arbor to grow grapes at the Grden of Eatin ‘. Garden of Eatin ‘is a community garden that provides food for the Shalom Center and families in Kenosha, WI. Mooney chose to build an odor detection wall for Shepherds Rettungs-Haus. Rettungs-Haus Shepherds, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer German Shepherd breed specific rescue. The wall is an odor detection training aid for dogs. Svatek chose to build an information booth for Hawthorn Hollow in Somers, WI.
The five boys were led by Ken Walton or Marie Lindquist as Eagle coach.
Diego Alanis is a member of St Mary’s Catholic Church in Kenosha and is active in the American Indian Science Scholar in Milwaukee and attends Indian Trail High School, where he is a new senior. Diego obtained 36 merit badges and obtained the gold, bronze and silver palms in scouting. Diego is also a member of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of Boy Scouts Lodge # 636 of Three Harbors Council, where he served for two years as the Lodge’s financial officer and most recently an administrative historian and a received the Vigil, the highest honor. in the order of the arrow. Diego’s project won the Eagle Project of the Year award for 2020 for the Three Harbors Council, Milwaukee, WI. Diego has accumulated over 200 hours of service since his freshman year in high school. Diego enjoyed Philmont in 2019, a high adventure camp in Cimarron, New Mexico.
Diego Alanis is the son of Isidro M and Yolanda R Alanis.
Blake Brodjeski is an incoming freshman at the University of Wisconsin Platteville. He plans to study electrical engineering with the aim of working in aerospace design. Blake is currently employed at Colbert Packaging in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He is currently completing an apprenticeship in the field of structural design. Blake received his Eagle Scout rank in May 2020. He received the Youth as Resource grant as well as donations from Lowe’s, Home Depot and Costco to carry out his project. Blake attended Seabase High Adventure in Key West, Florida in the summer of 2019. He attended Tesomas Boy Scout Camp in Rhinelander, Wisconsin for 7 consecutive years. Blake is a member of St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church and has served as a choir for many years. He obtained the religious emblem of Pope Pius XII in 2020.
Blake is a recent graduate of Lakeview Technical Academy in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Blake received academic distinction and earned double credit from UW-Parkside and Gateway Technical College. He received an honor for volunteering for 100 hours of community service. He has participated in Board Game Club, Science Olympiad, SumoBot, Jazz Band, Symphonic Band, Marching Band, Youth Apprenticeship, Golf (9-12), Volleyball (9) and the National Honors Society. Blake is a recent recipient of the Noelle Naylor Memorial Fellowship in which he described the impact of losing his little brother to leukemia. Blake is also a recipient of a scholarship of excellence at UW-Platteville. Blake Brodjeski is the son of Dennis and Mary Ann Brodjeski.
Maxwell Lindquist is currently attending Carthage College and will be entering his second year in the fall of 2021. He is majoring in corporate finance with minors in economics and history. While his first year proved difficult due to the pandemic, he was still able to make the Dean’s List. He is employed at Meijer Warehouse for the summer. Max is a member of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of Boy Scouts. Max was the Senior Patrol Leader and spent many summers in Tesomas.
Maxwell Lindquist is the son of Blair and Jane Lindquist.
Devin Mooney is a student at Gateway Technical College and is entering his second year. Devin is a Tae Kwon Do black belt. Devin played football for Tremper High School as a lineman. Devin will graduate from an associate degree in diesel equipment mechanic technology. Once Devin graduates, he will take the courses to become a firefighter and also work on fire trucks. Devin currently works at Meijer as a night manager in the Deli department. Devin has accumulated over 100 hours of community service.
Devin Mooney is the son of William and Jennifer Mooney.
Adam Svatek completed his freshman year at UW Madison. He is a mechanical engineering student, accepted to the College of Engineering in the first year. He is employed in a tool laboratory at the university. He attended Lakeview Technical Academy. He has been inducted into the National Honor Society, has been a member of Skills USA, Ski Club and Sailing. He participated in the Super Mileage Vehicle club in Lakeview, building and driving cars in Wisconsin and Illinois. He ran on Road America and Autobahn. He completed the Youth Apprenticeship Program at Lakeview with Toolmation, working on CNC machines. Adam was the Senior Patrol Leader and enjoyed Philmont when he was a Scout.
Adam Svatek is the son of Jon and Laura Svatek.
The five Scouts will be recognized during ceremonies at their chartered organization’s site, First Presbyterian Church 1803 83rd St, Kenosha, WI on August 11, 2021 at 6 p.m.
Yolanda R Alanis
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