Farmingville, NY - On Sunday, July 10, Councilman Michael Loguercio (right) honored Boy Scout Jordan Spencer during the Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony held at Middle Island Fire Department. Jordan Spencer attained the rank of Eagle Scout with his project at the Swezey Avey House in Yaphank. He created a wheelchair accessible picnic table for residents at the park. He also extended the existing handicap accessible walkway by eight feet, to help accommodate wheelchairs in that part of the park.
Eagle Scout is the highest advancement in Boy Scouting. Since 1912, more than two million Boy Scouts have earned the rank of Eagle. In the words of the Eagle Scout promise, Eagles do their best each day to make their training an example, their rank and their influence count strongly for better scouting and better citizenship in their troop, in their community, and in their contacts with other people. This is their pledge, their sacred honor.
Councilman Loguercio said, "Congratulations and thank you Jordan, for your hard work with this amazing project. I know this picnic table and walkway will be used by many of our residents for years to come. You are a wonderful young man with a bright future and you are a shining example of our youth and how they volunteer to do great things in our community".
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