Lucas Porter Becomes Eagle Scout

Lucas Porter, son of Laurie and Robert Porter of Bear Lake, was awarded Eagle Scout status on Jan. 17, 2009.

Porter is a member of Boy Scouts Troop #63, sponsored by the Onekama Lions Club. He was also previously presented with the Arrow of Light and Order of Arrow awards.

He has attend various Boy Scouts of America events including Camp Grelick in Traverse City, Pilmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, National Youth Leadership Training in Traverse City, and several Boy Scout camporees.

Porters has held the positions of Senior Patrol Leader, Chaplin Aide and Junior Assistant Scout Master in his Troop.

For his Eagle Scout project, Porter constructed a raised flower bed at St. Raphael’s Church in Copemish. He also provided landscaping around the church grounds.

Porter is a senior at Onekama Consolidated Schools, where he plays varsity basketball, and is a member of the Quiz Bowl team.

The location and date of the Eagle Scout Award Court of Honor ceremony for Porter will be announced at a later date.

March 2009