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Troop 1262 Honors Eagle Scout Seth Harper
June 9, 2012
On Sunday, June 3, 2012, Troop 1262 in Lees Summit, Missouri held an Eagle Court of Honor to recognize Seth Harper.
Seth A. Harper is the 15 year old son of Wade and Karen Harper. He was
born September 12, 1996. Seth is the 1st member in his branch of the
family tree to accomplish the rank of Eagle.
Seth began his Scout
career as a Bear in Pack 4262 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. He
was in Webelos for two years, earning the Arrow of Light in 2007.
attended Camp Naish the summers of 2005 and 2006, and has since
attended Camp Bartle, where he will attend for his sixth year this July.
He truly loves scout camp and would never missed a day of it. He became
Brave Son of Winter Snow Harvest Sun in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say in 2010
and continued to advance to Warrior in 2011. He looks forward to
advancing to Firebuilder in the future. Seth is the great grandson of
Hershal Harper, believed to be an Honorary member of the Tribe of
Mic-O-Say as a result of his involvement in the construction in building
Camp Sawmill at H Roe Bartle Scout Reservation. His father Wade Harper
is also an Honorary Warrior in the tribe.
Seth became an Eagle
Scout on Aril 29, 2012. For his Eagle, project he worked with the
Missouri Department of Conservation at James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife
Area in the construction of 25 bluebird houses. The houses were to be
placed on private property around the area to provide nesting for our
state bird and to help increase their population for the bird watchers
and the conservationists who study them. Seth studied the design of the
houses, procured the materials needed, and managed the project. He
supervised 20 individuals who were divided into three stations. The
project began by 9:00 am and the houses were built by lunch time. Seth
then delivered them to the Conservation Department.
hobbies and interests, other than scouting, are music, swimming,
theatre, and church. He has played piano since he was around 8 years
old, but he is more recently taking up harmonica and guitar. Seth will
be in Concert Choir at Lee’s Summit West this year and has participated
in Titan Harmony Chamber Choir and the All-District 9th/10th Grade
Honors Choir. He swims on the LSW boys’ swim team and has had roles in
the school musicals all three years (7th - 9th grades). He attends
Abundant Life Baptist Church and participates in the youth group as much
as possible. His mowing business keeps him fairly busy in the
Seth is very pleased to achieve Eagle rank and would
like to thank the following: his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, his
father and mother, Lynn Houston, Mike Morgan, and the older scouts who
helped him along the trail to Eagle.
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