Life Scout Watts Completes Eagle Scout Project

Published 8:06 am Thursday, December 14, 2023

Staff Reports

Congratulations to Life Scout Korey Watts, who has completed his Eagle Scout Service Project, a bench that will be placed in Turner Park, off of 24th Avenue in Cordele. The project beneficiary is the Crisp County Recreation Department, which maintains the park.
Materials and hardware for the project were donated by Griffin Lumber Company. The bench was assembled at the Cordele Boy Scout Hut on December 7, 2023. It will be placed in Turner Park in the coming days.
Troop 270 Scouts who assisted Korey with his project were Wesley Fletcher, Cody Ngo, and Jensen Wade. Adult Scouters who assisted were Scoutmaster John Frost, Assistant Scoutmasters Britt Brinson and David Wade, Troop Committee Chair Terry Fennel, and Troop Committee Member Jody Fletcher. Mr. Sam Mumphrey, Korey’s grandfather, also participated in the assembly.
The Eagle Scout Service Project, or simply Eagle Project, is the opportunity for a Scout in the Boy Scouts of America to demonstrate leadership of others while performing a project for the benefit of their community. This is the culmination of the Scout’s leadership training, and it requires a significant effort on his or her part. The project must benefit an organization other than the B.S.A., and it cannot be performed for an individual or a business or be commercial in nature. Completing an Eagle Project is a requirement in order for Scouts to attain the Eagle Scout rank.