Two Menlo-Atherton High School students earn Eagle Scout Awards
Menlo Park residents Thomas Andreae and Andrew Fichou, along with Redwood City resident Robby Claude, have earned Eagle Scout Awards from the Boy Scouts of America. All members of Troop 222, they will be recognized in ceremonies on Saturday, June 6, at the Boy Scout Service Center.
Approximately 5 percent of all Boy Scouts attain the Eagle rank, according to Scoutmaster David Fichou. Each candidate must earn 21 merit badges, of which 13 are required, and successfully complete a Scout Leadership Service Project . Thomas chose to renovate the volleyball court next to the Werder Shelter at Huddart Park.
Andrew chose to build an arbor and storage cubbies at the Peninsula Oral School for the Deaf, which needed shade and storage in their outdoor play area. Both Thomas and Andrew have attended and served as staff at National Youth Leadership Training.
Thomas (top, right) is a senior at Menlo-Atherton High School and has qualified as a Life Member of the California Scholarship Federation. He plays electric bass guitar and will be attending Drexel University in Philadelphia to earn a B.S. in Music Industry and Technology.
Andrew (bottom, right), a sophomore at Menlo-Atherton High School, plays the tuba in the Concert Band and is a member of the JV Water Polo team.