3 from Adamstown troop earn Eagle Scout Award
Bradley Auker led the planning, fundraising and building of a large playground behind Weaverland Mennonite Church, south of Terre Hill.
Timothy Crouse led a project involving the clearing, flagpole replacement and landscaping of the flagpole area in front of the Adamstown Pool.
And Evan Hinkley took on a project to clean, repoint and landscape the brick entrance to Adamstown Community Grove.
For their efforts, these three teens, all Adamstown Boy Scouts and members of Troop 61, were recognized with the highest honor in scouting, the Eagle Scout award.
·Auker, 18, the son of Brian and Cheryl Auker of Denver, is a senior at Cocalico High School.
With Troop 61, he has served as senior patrol leader and assistant senior patrol leader, and has participated in summer camp at Bashore Scout Reservation, winter camping near Hamburg, and a backpacking trip to Philmont High Adventure Base in New Mexico, among other activities.
·Crouse, 14, the son of Mark and Wendy Crouse of Adamstown, is an eighth-grader at Cocalico Middle School, where he assists the golf team.
He's troop senior patrol leader, and enjoys hunting and serving as a junior firefighter with the Adamstown Fire Company.
·Hinkley, 18, the son of Bob and Sheila Hinkley of Denver, is a 2012 graduate of Cocalico High School.
Hinkley is a freshman at Elizabethtown College.
While a scout, he served the troop as senior patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader and den chief, and backpacked in Philmont and camped at several scout reservations.
All three scouts were elected to the Order of the Arrow..