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Scout erects fence at church for Eagle project

August 28, 2013
  • Boy Scout Nick Brandenburg completed his Eagle Scout project by putting a fence around the playground at Christ Lutheran Church on Cleveland Avenue in Hagerstown. From left, Jackie Kenworthy and Terri Gwizdala, Spread Your Wings Learning Center directors; Pastor Stephanie Steele, Brandenburg and Carol Gregg, church council president.
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Nick Brandenburg of Boy Scout Troop 10 of Hagerstown recently completed his Eagle Scout project.

As a result, the children of Christ Lutheran Church will have a fenced playground.

Spread Your Wings Learning Center, a preschool program at the church, will also use the playground.

Nick researched fence construction, obtained permits and approvals, collected funds and planned and built the fence with the help of members of Troop 10, students from North Hagerstown High School and his family.

Nick is a member of the Class of 2013 of North High, graduating summa cum laude. He is a member of the National Honor Society and participated in many clubs and activities at North.

He is majoring in chemistry at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa.

He has been active in Troop 10 since 2006, and has held many leadership positions within the troop. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brandenburg of Hagerstown.

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Christ Lutheran Church, at 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown. Pastor Stephanie Steele and church council President Carol Gregg were impressed with Nick and his dedication to completing the project.

Spread Your Wings Learning Center, a preschool program licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education, is accepting applications for 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old students for the fall.

For more information, call 301-733-3482.

“We welcome young families to our church and this fenced playground area is proof of that,” Gregg said.

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