QAC Congratulates all 112 Eagle Scouts from 2018

In 2018, the Quapaw Area Council saw 112 scouts earn the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. These scouts will be recognized on Friday, February 22 at the annual Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet. The projects that they led as part of their Eagle Rank accounted for over 13,000 hours of community service!!! Here is a list of the 2018 Eagle along with a brief description of their Eagle project. Congratulations again to each of these young men and their families!

Name City Eagle Date Unit Type Number District Scoutmaster Parents Service Hours Beneficiary/Project Name
Joseph Benjamin Bufford Pangburn 1/23/18 Troop 96 Three Rivers Larry Don Money Lynn & Suzanne Bufford 66 Pangburn City Park—built 4 horseshoe pits
James Ryan Burke Mabelvale 1/8/18 Troop 108 Saracen Charles Dawson Karri Stephens 130 Tar Camp—built 5 benches and concreted them in  around a fire pit
Eriq Larenz Goode-Cohens Little Rock 1/7/18 Troop 467 Pinnacle Timothy Pighee Ed & Margaret Goode 6 DHS—collected books for DHS foster children
Noah Joseph Martinka Little Rock 2/6/18 Troop 29 Pinnacle Alan Hughes Tom Martinka 120 St. Josephs Center- North Little Rock—added a path through the bee garden
Samuel James Ray Little Rock 2/12/18 Troop 29 Pinnacle Alan Hughes Debbie Tynes 214.5 City of Little Rock-Reservior Park—built  and installed 6 Eastern Screech Owl boxes
Taylor Drake Savage Arkadelphia 1/18/18 Troop 75 Ouachita Robert Savage Rob & Leann Savage 12 White Oak Lake State Park—feral hog trap
Ethan Andrew Shelton Franklin 1/29/18 Troop 258 White River Russell Feurst Aaron Michael Shelton 92 American Legion Post 344 in Franklin, AR—created a website and recorded information and location where veterans are buried or marked
Kaleb Neely Tangen Fairfield Bay 1/11/18 Troop 401 Foothills Craig Fisher Tom & Linda Tangen 62 Fairfield Bay Library—constructed and installed a little library house/box to hold books in Fox, Arkansas
Armon Dillon Watson Little Rock 2/18/18 Troop 30 Pinnacle Lesley Don Cole Terry & Mojgan Watson 79.5 City of Little Rock Parks and Recreation—constructed and mounted 5 signs along the trails in Connor Park
Ethan Scott Wold Little Rock 1/9/18 Troop 29 Pinnacle Alan Hughes Scott & Carol Wold 253 Christ the King—rebuilt a bridge connecting the church office and the doctor’s office
James Edward Osborn Jonesboro 3/2/18 Troop 210 Crowleys Ridge Jamie Seaborn Jon and Dawn Osborn 168 Community Fellowship Church—Kindergarten room remodel
Ryan Patrick Burgess Little Rock 3/15/18 Troop 604 Pinnacle Kevin Halpin Johnny Burgess 37 Pulaski Academy School—renovated shed
Hunter Daniel Gilley Wynne 3/24/18 Troop 18 Crowleys Ridge Danny Gilley Danny & Jill Gilley 64 Wynne City—made signs for Wynne Downtown Christmas on Main Street
Ryan Jeffrey Kees Salem 3/12/18 Troop 99 Ouachita Jeffrey McFarland Kim Kees 18.5 The House of Esther—built 3 outdoor benches for The House of Esther, a pregnancy care house
Joshua Alexander Leech Cabot 3/13/18 Troop 201 Three Rivers Henry Adam Leech Henry & Amanda Leech 68 City of Cabot—flag retirement ceremony
Charles Robert Lutz Greenbrier 4/10/18 Troop 392 Foothills Christopher Scott Tyler & Athena Lutz 116 City of Greenbrier—built 3 picnic tables that can split into 6 individual half picnic tables that can change into benches and placed them in the community garden
Aaron Chadwell Mann Little Rock 4/8/18 Troop 7 Pinnacle David Mann Kristin and David Mann 121.5 St. Marks Episcopal Church—Fletcher Hartz Memorial Nature Trail
Michael Shane Anderson Cabot 4/17/18 Troop 201 Three Rivers Henry Adam Leech Jonathan & Cindy Lopez 62.5 Cabot City Park Pond—Operation:  Save the Fish -built 6 monofilament recycling bins for Cabot City Park Pond
Skyler Edward Austen North Little Rock 4/26/18 Troop 18 Pinnacle Charles Thomas Wilkins Sandy Austen 42 Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum—benches
James Price Beck Bono 4/16/18 Troop 138 Crowleys Ridge Judy Beck Judy Beck 68 Morningside Assisted Living in Jonesboro—Yard Games for residents
Nathaniel Joseph Bellcock Little Rock 5/8/18 Troop 55 Pinnacle James David Bellcock James & Tamara Bellcock 76.25 Easter Seals of Arkansas—Sensory boxes
Oliver Lewing Burrow Little Rock 3/20/18 Troop 227 Pinnacle John Ridgway Jim Burrow 98 Wildwood Park for the Arts—construction & installation of 4 bat boxes
Riain Andrew Florczak Batesville 4/2/18 Troop 220 White River Richard Florczak II Richard Florczak II 1552 Batesville School District and Community—constructed fitness stations—Jumping Tower, Leg Raise Bench, Bench Dips, Parallel Bars, Situp Bench, Pushup Bars, Pullup Bars, Balance Beam and Monkey Bars along a running trail
Isaiah Michael Hennings Batesville 4/2/18 Troop 220 White River Richard Florczak II Joan Cooper 133 Lyon College—constructed a bridge for Lyon College
Trevor Morgan Larkowski Little Rock 4/22/18 Troop 7 Pinnacle David Mann Jerry Larkowski 35 Camp Mitchell atop Petit Jean Mountain State Park—constructed a Hammock Village
Patrick Gage Maris Little Rock 4/25/18 Troop 30 Pinnacle Lesley Don Cole Mahlon Maris 74 St. Paul United Methodist Church—deck
Andrew James Mattox Little Rock 4/25/18 Troop 24 Pinnacle Todd Allen Turner Jim & Sandy Mattox 126.5 Arkansas Foodbank—cleaned out three 50×50 gardens and built 2 benches and picked up trash on the property
Robert Matthew McLendon Greenbrier 4/26/18 Troop 435 Foothills William Dean Brown Robert McLendon 85 City of Greenbrier—repainted fire hydrants
Jackson Tate Rayburn Little Rock 4/15/18 Troop 30 Pinnacle Lesley Don Cole S. Thomas & Shelly Rayburn 57.5 City of Little Rock-Reservoir Park—orienteering course bulletin board
Jacob Christopher Reynolds Bryant 5/1/18 Troop 17 Ouachita Glenn Alan Saffle Chris & Monica Reynolds 66.95 Bryant Youth Football Field—tearing down and rebuilding referee hut
Christian Michael Seaborn Jonesboro 4/12/18 Troop 210 Crowleys Ridge Jamie Seaborn Candice & Jamie Seaborn 68 Walnut Grove Baptist Church—installed a security camera system around the church
Caleb Ashton Klepko Shirley 4/12/18 Lone Scout Foothills Craig Fisher John & Amber McIntosh 77 Indian Rock Cave Trail—clean up the trail and mark trees for identification
Cole Brandon Strange Conway 5/10/18 Troop 78 Foothills Timothy Woodson Curt Strange 21 Vilonia Veterans Museum—built a wooden arch at the end of a veteran memorial path
Maximum Scott Dawson Sherwood 5/1/18 Troop 427 Pinnacle Jason Blagg Angela Dawson 203 North Pulaski Community Park—built wooden boxes around each flag pole, added another 3-cross-tie stair to  the east side of the hill, constructed flower beds on each side of the stairs and added flowers and mulch for Flagpole Hill
Thomas McGinnis Franks Little Rock 5/24/18 Troop 30 Pinnacle Don Cole Bill & Kate Franks 144 Ferncliff Camp—built Disc Golf Course
Andrew Thomas Garrett Benton 5/15/18 Troop 55 Ouachita James David Bellcock Wesley Garrett 42.5 Crystal Fire Department on Lawson Road in Pulaski County—repainted the apparatus-bay-back-up lines and landscaped the front of the building
Noah Nathaniel Harrison Pine Bluff 5/3/18 Troop 391 Saracen Raymond F. Jones Havis & Sandra Harrison 102 Cane Creek State Park—make a Track trap
Andrew John Marecki Little Rock 6/5/18 Troop 395 Pinnacle Joseph William McKee John & Sara Marecki 128 Little Rock City Parks Department—built a bridge on the River Mountain Trail in Walton Heights
Marcus Ian Ranola Needles Hot Springs Village 5/31/18 Troop 7 Ouachita Kenneth Kirby Needles Kirby & Donna Needles 67 Village United Methodist Church—landscaping cross area
Jacob Dade Patton Jacksonville 5/31/18 Troop 770 Pinnacle Arthur Henry Eschenburg III Jamie Patton 45 North Pulaski United Methodist Church—constructed 3 new picnic tables and renovated the flower garden in thje courtyard
Caleb Tao Powell Little Rock 5/22/18 Troop 99 Pinnacle Harold (Butch) Walker, Jr. Art & Jen Powell 38 Grace Church—redirected rain water under the walkway to stop erosion
Nathan Michael Stephens Jonesboro 5/22/18 Troop 134 Crowleys Ridge Joshua Critz Fletcher, Sr Jennifer Stephens 147 Lake Hogue, Waldenburg, AR—Aquatic habitats
Nicholas Jordan Summerfield Jonesboro 3/5/18 Troop 134 Crowleys Ridge Joshua Critz Fletcher, Sr Troy & Julie Summerfield 94.5 NEA – Northeast Arkansas Humane Society—repairing rear fence and gate
Gabriel Ephraim Richards Benton 4/11/18 Troop 81 Ouachita Roy Jackson Simmons, Jr. 113.5 Howard Perrin Elementary School—build benches
Noah Robert Wilson Sherwood 5/23/18 Troop 427 Pinnacle Jason Blagg Rob Wilson 150 Camp Robinson—rerouted 2 mountain biking trails and rebuilt 4 bridges on the trails
Matthew Kenneth Wood Benton 6/14/18 Troop 17 Ouachita Glenn Alan Saffle Brian & Jennifer Wood 86.41 Ouachita Camp Foundation Campground—rebuild bridge leading to nature trail
Timothy Adam Board Lackland AFB, TX 6/13/18 Troop 170 Pinnacle James Austin Springer Dale Board 98.5 Fletcher Hart Nature Trail—13 benches (9 benches used for an outdoor classroom and the rest placed along the Fletcher Hart Nature Trail
Elliott Adamson Bryant Little Rock 7/17/18 Troop 12 Pinnacle Barry Bray Greg & Larkin Bryant 86.75 Prospect Terrace Park—installed a pavement stone pad with wooden benches
Benjamin Michael Davis Little Rock 7/23/18 Troop 99 Pinnacle Harold (Butch) Walker, Jr. Tom & Laura Davis 179.7 Allsopp Park in Little Rock—built a fence along both sides of a steep creek bank to protect children & bikers from falling
Mason Paul Wayne Fisher Little Rock 7/23/18 Troop 108 Saracen Charles Dawson April Fisher 274 East End Baptist Church—replace backboards, rims, & nets on basketball court, paint lines on court, seal cracks in concrete, and a couple of benches
Carson Reign Gregory England 7/10/18 Troop 205 Three Rivers Paul Evans Chad & Carmen Gregory 36 Cabot United Methodist Church—constructed 4 picnic tables
Thomas Elliot Hopkins Little Rock 7/18/18 Troop 30 Pinnacle Don Cole David & Lenna Hopkins 243.46 Reservoir Park in Little Rock—compass course composed of 24 aluminum markers set in concrete
Timothy Isaac Loftness Conway 6/19/18 Troop 99 Pinnacle Harold (Butch) Walker, Jr. Diane Loftness 114 Four Winds Church-Conway—constructed a utility shed
Charles Wesley Nichols III Cabot 7/23/18 Troop 23 Three Rivers Reagan Kyle Whitlow Wes Nichols 196.25 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission—constructed a new Kiosk for maps and additional information at their Hurricane WMA Ranger Station
Clayton Wesley Nixon Sheridan 7/16/18 Troop 60 Saracen David Dobson Don Nixon 25 CASA Women’s Shelter—construction to add space for temporary housing for victims of domestic abuse
Andrew Nathan Shields Little Rock 7/24/18 Troop 7 Pinnacle David Mann Wm. Lane Shields 51.5 St. Francis House—construction of a horseshoe pitch; a pair of benches; fence repair; and removal of degraded landscaping materials.
James Philip Swaim Little Rock 7/8/18 Troop 7 Pinnacle David Mann Anna Swaim 175 Central Arkansas Astronomical Society—telescope enclosure and deck improvement
Andy Winkle Batesville 5/31/18 Troop 220 White River Richard Florczak II Wesley & Rebecca Winkle 125 Batesville Aquatic Center—video
Thomas Ray Abshire Mabelvale 8/2/18 Troop 108 Saracen Charles Dawson Chucky & Ann Abshire 26 East End Ballpark—Handicap Ramp
Aaron Ross Davis Greenbrier 7/10/18 Troop 435 Foothills William Dean Brown Cecil Davis 72 Crosspoint Church—made a flower bed around the church sign by using landscape bricks and planting flowers and also made another bed using landscape bricks
Logan Jacob Elliott Wynne 8/2/18 Troop 18 Crowleys Ridge Danny Gilley Chris Elliott 318 cleared area and built fence and picnic table for Deaf Connect
Jared Hays Matson Little Rock 7/23/18 Troop 227 Pinnacle John Ridgway Charles Matson 78 Wildwood Park for the Arts—contructed 5 wooden trash receptacles
Matthew Joshua G. Apuya Little Rock 8/16/18 Troop 604 Pinnacle Kevin Halpin Jesus Apuya 99 First Presbyterian Church—Food Drive for Food Pantry
Kyle Thomas Greene Conway 8/9/18 Troop 435 Foothills William Dean Brown Margaret Greene 100 Greenbrier First United Methodist Church—constructed a pray garden
William Kenneth Greene Conway 8/9/18 Troop 435 Foothills William Dean Brown Margaret Greene 46 Conway Dog Park—constructed dog agility steps
Ian Drake Holloway Bryant 8/16/18 Troop 17 Ouachita Glenn Alan Saffle Kimberly Holloway 50 Humane Society of Saline County—built PVC dog beds
Alberto Joel Quintero Little Rock 8/8/18 Troop 55 Pinnacle James David Bellcock Daniel Quintero 136 Pleasant Valley Church of Christ—the west parking lot clean up; trimmed hedges, bushes and small trees; power washed handicap parking spots and the entrance to remove moss which was a safety hazard
Joshua Taylor Nguyen Little Rock 8/21/18 Troop 29 Pinnacle Charles Tad Bohannon Angela Nguyen 225 The Academy at Riverdale a school for children with special needs—constructed a 115 foot long paver-stone walkway wide enough to accommodate wheelchairs
Lucas Owen Amerson Pearcy 8/29/18 Troop 2 Ouachita James Frank Bolton Chad Amerson 43 Change Point Pregnancy Care and Parenting Resource Center—resurfaced steps with textured non-slip coating;  repainted sign;  landscaped with new plants, flowers, and mulch
Matthew Evan Cash Little Rock 9/24/18 Troop 27 Pinnacle John Robbins James Cash 49 Heifer International—4 bat boxes
William Thomas Espey Benton 9/10/18 Troop 99 Ouachita Jeffrey McFarland Grady Howell 173.5 Camp Paron—built and installed 20 directional signs
Brendan Christopher Halpin Little Rock 8/27/18 Troop 604 Pinnacle Kevin Halpin Kris Halpin 79 Fulbright Elementary School and St. James United Methodist Church—cleared area for an evacuation path and built 2 bridges
Nathan Alexander Lowe Jonesboro 9/24/18 Troop 134 Crowleys Ridge Joshua Critz Fletcher, Sr Robert Lowe & Sonia Westburg 40 Second Home Shoppe/Family Crisis Center
Sean Arthur Roades Jonesboro 9/6/18 Troop 218 Crowleys Ridge Ron Rich John & Suzette Roades 185 Helping Neighbor Food Pantry in Jonesboro—organized a Food Drive collecting over 2,000 pounds of food and donations of $2,500.
Hayden Anthony Sobczak Sherwood 8/29/18 Troop 770 Pinnacle Arthur Henry Eschenburg III Gidget Sobczak 175 First Christian Church in Sherwood—removed playground equipment; painted the seesaw and built 2 picnic tables
Douglas Monroe Braswell, Jr Little Rock 10/10/18 Troop 99 Pinnacle Harold (Butch) Walker, Jr. Douglas Braswell, Sr. 60 Merriweather Park—constructed & painted a backboard for a tennis court
Christian Alexander Burkett Beebe 10/12/18 Troop 345 Three Rivers Nathan James Jennifer & Brian Burkett 120 WC Historical Society, Pioneer Village—constructed 5 benches for Military Recognition benches
Christian Lawrence Thomas Little Rock 10/10/18 Troop 335 Pinnacle Herrn Northcutt Jan Thomas 504 Little Rock City Government—built and installed 2 benches and 2 signs for Allsopp Park
Michael Chandler Anderson Stuttgart 11/1/18 Troop 84 Saracen Michael Garrison Katrina & Michael Anderson 53.5 Cooks Lake—Benches at dock
Nicholas Paul Griffiths Little Rock 11/4/18 Troop 7705 Pinnacle Richard Willse Paul Griffiths 76 Big Maumelle Creek—poured a concrete slab and installed a refurbished Dumour 88 park bench
Khristopher Lashawn Jackson Little Rock 10/22/18 Troop 467 Pinnacle Timothy Pighee Keilon & Leslie Jackson 168 Heifer International—planned and held a silent auction to raise money to purchase a cow, a goat, a sheep and honeybees
John W. Meyer Little Rock 10/11/18 Troop 12 Pinnacle Barry Bray Melanie Meyer 102 Audubon of Arkansas—built a dock
Thomas Elijah Raymo Bee Branch 11/5/18 Troop 435 Foothills William Dean Brown Philip & Mary Raymo 63 Bee Branch Cemetery—constructed a flagpole
Micah Joseph Nichols Greenbrier 11/5/18 Troop 435 Foothills William Dean Brown Todd & Lori Nichols 47 Crosspoint Baptist Church—filled the gutter system and flower beds with river rocks
Eli David Byrd Little Rock 11/15/18 Troop 59 Pinnacle Bradley Ross Chilcote Alicia & Sam Byrd 62.83 Ferncliff Camp—Amphitheater Trail Build
Hunter Carlton Scott 11/7/18 Troop 18 Pinnacle Charles Thomas Wilkins Stewart Carlton 158 Toltec Mounts Park Native Purple Martin Houses
Christopher Chance Gregurek Little Rock 11/15/18 Troop 335 Pinnacle Herrn Northcutt Chris Gregurek 96 Pinnacle Mountain—Trail Management
Spencer Hare Greenbrier 11/5/18 Troop 435 Foothills William Dean Brown Kevin Hare 29 City of Holland—restoration of playground and park by putting in new mulch; replacing basketball nets; tetherballs and securing wooden beams around perimeter.
Steven Andrew Ingels North Little Rock 11/14/18 Troop 18 Pinnacle Charles Thomas Wilkins Steve Ingels 109.5 Old Liberty Cemetery-Cleveland—constructed 3 concrete benches and set them up at various points in the cemetery
Prewitt Tyler Leach Plumerville 11/13/18 Troop 93 Foothills Jeremy Keith Landon Lindy Leach 8 First United Methodist Church-Morrilton—painted new stripes for church parking lot
Thomas Garrett Montague Batesville 11/26/18 Troop 320 White River Benjamin Baker Amanda Montague 116 Fellowship Baptist Church, Batesville, AR—refurbished the main playground structure and constructed a picnic table and seesaw
William Dale Owens Greenbrier 11/13/18 Troop 435 Foothills William Dean Brown Chris Owens 88 Holland City Park—repairing & clearing the running trail & painting mile markers and repair major cracks in the asphalt
Christopher Shatzer Jonesboro 9/15/18 Troop 134 Crowleys Ridge Joshua Critz Fletcher, Sr John Shatzer 69 Ridgefield Christian School—built 3 wooden picnic tables
Jacob Andrew Runnells Little Rock 11/15/18 Troop 108 Saracen Charles Dawson Jeffrey & Gail Runnells 60 East End Ballpark—scorekeepers box
Dilann David Allen Hot Springs 11/29/18 Troop 10 Ouachita John Michael Huzinec John & Shauna Allen 130 Oaklawn United Methodist Church—Eye Glass Clinic
David Graham Carter Hot Springs 11/29/18 Troop 10 Ouachita John Michael Huzinec Alison Carter 94 Oaklawn United Methodist Church—Food Pantry
Garrett James Ellis Paron 12/3/18 Troop 18 Pinnacle Charles Thomas Wilkins Scott Ellis 98 Community of Ferndale—Blessing Box on Pleasant Grove Baptist Church property
William Alexander Green Little Rock 11/29/18 Crew 395 Pinnacle Andrew Lee Miller William & Karen Green 30 Pinnacle Mtn State Park—trail guidewires
Robert Elliott Hagberg Little Rock 12/10/18 Troop 7705 Pinnacle Richard Kenneth Willse Robert W. Hagberg 165 Miss Selma’s School—outdoor play area improvement
Giovanni Alexander Mannon Rose Bud 12/14/18 Troop 362 Three Rivers Michael Calvert David Mannon 48 Rosebud Library—flag base
Nolan Garrett McKee Little Rock 11/28/18 Troop 395 Pinnacle Joseph William McKee Joe & Gretchen McKee 304.5 Ouachita National Forest – USDA—Oak Mtn shelter renovation
Julian Eduard Robbins Little Rock 12/3/18 Troop 59 Pinnacle Bradley Ross Chilcote M. Annie Robbins 324 TheVan—homeless donations
Chukwuemeka John Ekeanyanwu Little Rock 12/20/18 Troop 805 Pinnacle Eugenia Carvalho John Ekeanyanwu 93 US Military Troops—care packages
Caleb Maxwell Koros Mabelvale 12/19/18 Troop 335 Pinnacle Herrn Northcutt Carol Koros 85.5 Central Arkansas Water—Sleepy Hollow Bat Houses
Christopher Thomas G. Hardister Hot Springs 10/17/18 Troop 1 Ouachita Kenneth Armstrong Jay Hardister 144.25 Lake Catherine State Park—installed 12 fiberglass signs on the self-guided trail & incorporated the GPS merit badge
Clayton Michael Dawson Hensley 12/18/18 Troop 108 Saracen Charles Dawson Charles & Stephanie Dawson 89.25 Ironton Baptist Church—Mechanical Yard
Mychal Layne Golden Jonesboro 12/18/18 Troop 134 Crowleys Ridge Joshua Critz Fletcher, Sr Colby & Rachel Golden 38 Arkansas National Forest—Bat Houses construction & setup
Rigoberto Gonzalez Conway 12/20/18 Troop 78 Foothills Timothy Woodson Juana G. M. Gonzalez 45 Saint Joseph School—Attic Cleanup
Joshua Aaron Harrell Brookland 5/10/18 Troop 138 Crowleys Ridge Judy Beck not provided 33 Lake Freirson—Hammock Stations
Matthew Tucker King Jonesboro 12/18/18 Troop 134 Crowleys Ridge Joshua Critz Fletcher, Sr Allison King 27 Veteran House in Jonesboro—landscaping/beautification
Johnnie Dee-Ray Scales Imboden 9/13/18 Troop 728 Crowleys Ridge Nikola Cooper Elizabeth Scales 46 Community of Imboden—Flag Pole
Trevor Wayd Sims Maumelle 12/19/18 Troop 770 Pinnacle Arthur Henry Eschenburg III Jeff Sims 107 Arkansas State Veterans Home—raised gardens