Four new eagle scouts take flight in Castle Pines
From left to right) New Eagle Scouts Ethan Johnson, Alex Schmoker, Mitch Steinberg, and Zach Zahorik celebrate with friends and family of Castle Pines Boy Scout Troop 316.
By Elizabeth Wood West with photo by Lynn Zahorik
Dozens of fellow boy scouts, leaders, family members, and friends from Castle Pines Boy Scout Troop 316 gathered to celebrate with four young men who recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
Ethan Trafton Johnson’s eagle scout project was trail restoration and recovery of several areas within Rock Park in Castle Rock for the Town of Castle Rock. Johnson, a Rock Canyon High School senior, plans to pursue a degree in biotechnology.
Alex Blais Schmoker’s eagle scout project included the planning and supervision of building and installing six log benches along a new trail at Spruce Mountain Open Space for Douglas County Open Spaces. Schmoker is a senior at Rock Canyon High School and plans to attend Colorado Film School, majoring in cinematography and post production I, and hopes to become a cameraman/post production editor for a television network.
Mitchell Steinberg’s eagle scout project was the rebuilding of a trail at Dawson Butte Ranch for wheelchair and handicap accessibility for Douglas County Open Space. Steinberg is a senior at Highlands Ranch High School and plans to pursue a degree in business marketing.
Zachary S. Zahorik’s eagle scout project was the construction, installation, and monitoring of 11 bluebird houses in two open space areas for the Town of Castle Rock’s Parks and Recreation Department. Zahorik is a senior at Rock Canyon High School and plans to study film production and video editing at a major university.