Boy Scout Troop 1054, which meets at Holy Spirit Catholic Church of Lee’s Summit, is proud to announce four new Eagle Scouts. These young men and their families were recognized in a formal Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Sunday, December 11, 2016. A reception followed which included a ceremonial dance by the Mic-o-Say dancers. Eagle is the highest rank obtainable in Scouting, and the tribe of Mic-o-Say is an honor society and leadership enhancement program used by the local Heart of America Council of Boy Scouts.
The four Scouts recognized were Derrick Cretel, Caleb DeDonder, Colton Grube and Dalton Sterbenz.
Colton Grube, 18, of Lee’s Summit is the son of John and Janet Grube. He has been an active member of Scouting since joining as a Tiger Cub in first grade. Colton obtained a total of 32 merit badges. His leadership roles have included Senior Patrol Leader, Troop Guide and Den Chief for the Cub Scout pack. He has taken a highly visible role as a mentor to younger Scouts, and has overseen the totin chip knife safety program for many years.
His Eagle scout project was building and assembling bluebird boxes and squirrel dens for the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Colton joins a long legacy of family members who are active in Scouting. He is the great-great grandson of Wallace M. “Pappy” Grube, for whom the Lone Star camp at Camp H. Roe Bartle was named. He is a fifth generation camper at Bartle and has served on the camp staff for two years where he was an instructor and counselor in the Scout Craft Lodge. Colton is a member of the Tribe of Mic-o-Say and has the current rank of runner. He is a two year member of the Mic-o-Say dancers.
Colton has also attended the Sea Base High Adventure Camp in Florida.
Colton is a brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow in Scouting. He is a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Colton is in the senior class at Lee’s Summit High School and plans to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering after graduating high school.