December 5, 2020

Nathan Roy, 18, is the son of Shawn and Kristen Roy. Nathan joined Pack 4054 as a Wolf and went through the Cub Scout ranks earning the Arrow of Light. He crossed over to Troop 1054 in February 2013. Nathan camped at the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation for five years and has been on staff at Bartle for three years. In that time he has become Keeper of the Sacred Bundle Shadow of Loping White Wolf in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say honor camping program. Nathan earned 26 merit badges and joined the Order of the Arrow National Honor Society. He was also able to participate in one high adventure with his father and brother to the Northern Tier Boundary Waters in Minnesota with a slight dip over into Canada. He has enjoyed the great friendships and opportunities that Scouting has opened up for him.

Nathan’s Eagle Project was to raise and level headstones in the pet cemetery at the local animal shelter, Wayside Waifs. He has always loved animals, and when the time came to outline an Eagle Scout project, Wayside Waifs was his first thought. When he talked with staff he was surprised to find out he would be the first Eagle Scout completing a project there. They have one of the largest pet cemetery’s in the country, but the older headstones were sinking into the ground and hard to read. His project was to dig up the older headstones, add a layer of gravel to level them, and replace them. His volunteer group finished over 200 of them!

Nathan finished high school last spring at Lee’s Summit West High School. He was very active from the Archery and Robotics teams, to multiple art classes and a year on the Culinary Science cooking team. He is a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church and is currently a freshman at Missouri University for Science and Technology enrolled in Engineering (leaning towards Aerospace Engineering) with a dream of traveling to Mars in the future. His scouting experience has taught him skills he will continue to use throughout his life.

Jack Lintz, 18 is the son of Paul and Linda Lintz. Jack joined Pack 4054 as a Wolf and went through the Cub Scout ranks earning the Light of Christ, Parvuli Dei and the Arrow of Light. He crossed over to Troop 1054 in February 2013. Jack worked his way up through the ranks of scouting and held various leadership roles. He liked being Assistant Senior Patrol Leader at Bartle and said that camping was the most fun. His first year he found the baby snakes so cute he just knew his mother would let him have one as a pet! Jack camped at Bartle for five years and became a Warrior Dark Fire Bear in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. Jack earned 35 merit badges, Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius XII and the Pillar of Faith. He attended BSA’s National Youth Leadership Training and joined the Order of the Arrow. He was also able to participate in one high adventure with his mother to the Northern Tier Boundary Waters in Minnesota with a slight dip over into Canada. Jack had great adventures, good friends and learned many leadership skills that set him up for success in high school and life.

Jack’s Eagle Project was to start a First Tech Challenge (FTC) team at Pleasant Lea Middle School (PLMS). FTC is a robotic team. This was a bit of an unusual Eagle project, as it was a two year commitment. The beginning was rough, what goes first, school approval, mentor’s commitments, funding? You could not receive approval of one without the other! Huge thanks to #1730 Team Driven, Mr. Wyatt Durgan, Mrs. Laura Griffin and Mrs. Christine Lake for funding, writing grants, mentoring, arranging buses, food and lots and lots of time! That first year barely eight students joined the team. The second year over 50 students wanted to join and a second team was started. In the fourth (last) year about 80 students wanted to join. FTC is more than a robot!

Jack is finishing his senior year at Lee’s Summit High School. He is very active from Marketing Internship, DECA, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), to Jr Air Force ROTC (Raiders, Drill, Color Guard & Cannon teams), Robotics, Drumline and percussion lessons at various times over the four years. He is an active member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. He participated in recreational soccer, baseball, certified as PADI diver and trained for pyrotechnics. Prior to COVID-19, Jack was assisting at firework shows around the metro area. Staying home a little bit has allowed Jack to develop his cooking skills; he hopes to make amazing chocolates one day and have an international business (not necessarily in chocolates). His time in Scouting certain gave him confidence to try anything and laid a solid foundation to build his future on.