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Lee's Summit Boy Scout Troop 220 Honors Eagle Scout Zachary David Mehrer
November 3, 2012
Zachary David Mehrer
On Sunday, October 28, 2012, Boy Scout Troop 220
n Lees Summit, Missouri held an Eagle Court of Honor
to recognize seven Eagle Scouts.
Eagle Scout is the highest rank in Boy Scouts. Becoming an Eagle Scout is not an easy task.
Only a very small percent of Boy Scouts earn the Eagle Scout rank.
Zachary Mehrer became a member of Troop 220 in 2007 and earned Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class ranks that same year. He earned Star rank in 2008 and Life rank in 2009.
Zachary earned his Eagle Scout in June 2012.
With 33 merit badges to his credit, Zachary held the leadership positions of Scribe, Quartermaster, Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Senior Patrol Leader and Troop
Quartermaster. He also earned the World Conservation Award, the 12 Month Camper Award and the God and Church Award. Additionally, he completed Junior Leader Training, National Youth Leadership Training and multiple Mile Swims in 2010 and 2012. He went to both Okpik winter and Northern Tier Summer High Adventure Base programs in 2011.
Zachary is a Firebuilder in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say with the tribal name Warm Crackling Fire and a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow.
Zachary and his volunteers built ten wood duck boxes for the Army Corps of Engineers at Longview Lake to complete his Eagle Scout service project.
Zachary is the son of David and Lisa Mehrer. He is a junior attending Lee’s Summit High School where he is on the soccer team and was on the Principal’s Honor Roll four times. He is also on Arsenal Gunners soccer team and FIRST Team Robotics-Team Driven. In his free time, Zachary enjoys hunting, fishing and backpacking.
His future plans are to attend Missouri University of Science and Technology to major in mechanical engineering.
Dramatic reductions in state funding for public education result in ongoing, significant budget cuts in Lee's Summit R-7 School District