Schultze receives Eagle Scout Award
- Written by Staff
John Schultze, 16, of Boy Scout Troop 27, was honored at an Eagle Scout ceremony on Sunday, April 19, at Riverwood Middle School. To earn Boy Scouting's highest award, John earned 27 merit badges, served in several leadership capacities, spent over 50 nights camping and completed an Eagle Scout service project. Schultze's Eagle Project was to build and install benches at Shadow Forest Elementary School, where he was once a Cub Scout in Pack 3664. The benches are placed around the school's playground where they may be used by students, faculty and community members. Schultze has been a member of Troop 27, chartered by Christ the King Lutheran Church, for five years. He has served as patrol leader, den chief, troop guide and currently serves as the senior patrol leader. He is a sophomore at Kingwood High School and plays on the JV Blue football team. Schultze is a member of the National Honor Society, First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood and is a certified lifeguard at the local pools. John is the son of Richard and Ida Schultze of Kingwood.