This program was from an actual Eagle Court of Honor, but last names have been removed in compliance with the BSA requirement not to publish boys’ last names. The following pages were enclosed in a cover with the Eagle Emblem. The sheets were printed double-sided and folded and stapled inside the cover. Once properly copied and assembled, this is the order in which they appear: Cover Eagle Medal Inside left cover Blank Right page 1 Eagle COH Left page 2 Picture of 5 Eagle Scouts Right page 3 Agenda page Left page 4 Ruby’s Trail to Eagle and Merit Badges Right page 5 Ruby’s Eagle Project Left page 6 Michael’s Trail to Eagle and Merit Badges Right page 7 Michael’s Eagle Project Left page 8 Victor’s Trail to Eagle and Merit Badges Right page 9 Victor’s Eagle Project Left page 10 John’s Trail to Eagle and Merit Badges Right page 11 John’s Eagle project Left page 12 Jeremy’s Trail to Eagle and Merit Badges Right page 13 Jeremy’s Eagle Project Left page 14 Eagle Scouts of Troop 476 Right page 15 Troop 476 History Left page 16 The Scout Oath & Law, Eagle Oath Right page 17 Thank you from the Scorpion Patrol Left page 18 Thank you – continued Right page 19 Dedication Left page 20 Blank Inside right cover Blank Boy Scout Troop 476 Proudly Presents An Eagle Court of Honor Ruby M. Michael R. Victor S. John W. Jeremy W. Good Samaritan United Methodist Church 19624 Homestead Road Cupertino, CA June 30, 2007 3:00pm – 5:00pm This Ceremony Dedicated to Honorary Eagle Scout Nicholas Patrick Kelly, Member of the Scorpion Patrol of Troop 476 1989 - 2001 Invitations courtesy of Keith Emerson, Lightning Press, 1085 Memorex Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95050, 408-243-6253 Troop 476 Eagle Court of Honor mountain bike accident in Mount Whitsett; to Clarence Q. my good friend since childhood, who re-introduced me to Boy Scouts and invited me to join Troop 476 with him; to Pastor Tim Isbell, who sponsored and gave me the wonderful Call to Order………………………… Nick G. opportunity to refurbish the planter boxes and the church sign as Master of Ceremonies my Eagle project; to my good friends from Monta Vista who know how to be goofy yet serious; to all the leaders and parents Opening Flag Ceremony …………… Troop 476 Honor of Troop 476, who cultivated in me a passion for outdoor Guard adventures and public services, and instilled in me values that I will uphold for a lifetime; and lastly to God for His rich blessings Escort Candidates & Families………. Troop 476 Honor and grace upon me and my family. I share this special day with Guard each one of you. Thank you very much for being a part of my life. Invocation…………………………… Elder L. T. Lin John W. Welcome…………………………….. Nick G. I would like to thank everyone who helped me in my path Call to the Eagles’ Nest……………… Niket D. towards Eagle Scout. The final review board, Mr. Gabriel and Mr. Low, those who wrote my recommendations, and those who Eagle Rank Criteria………………….. Mr. Mark Enright helped me work on my Eagle Scout project were all vital to my achieving Eagle. Mrs. Fishler, Ms. Lyons, and the school helped Eagle Charge and Oath……………… Mr. Najib Hakim me plan and finish my project. I also wish to thank my parents for supporting me throughout my scouting career, especially for Award Presentation…………………. Mr. Dave Low allowing me to do all of the outings, which is what makes scouting fun and kept me involved. Keynote Speaker……………………. Mr. Brian Latona Jeremy W. Trail to Eagle Slide Show …………… Created by Jeremy W. I want to thank Mr. Gabriel for providing guidance during much Eagle Minute(s)……………………… Scorpion Eagle Scouts of my scouting career. Without Mr. Gabriel’s directions I would not have such a smooth sailing through my trail to Eagle. I want Scoutmaster Minute…………………. Mr. Dave Low to thank the Scorpions for all the wonderful memories during the past 8 years, I could not have asked for a better patrol. I want to Closing Flag Ceremony……………… Troop 476 Honor thank my Mom for introducing me to Scouting and encouraging Guard me to continue Scouting, her words of encouragement have gotten me through several tough times. Finally, I want to thank Benediction…………………………... Nagy H. God for everything he has blessed me with. He had been there all along, even when I didn’t believe he was. Troop 476 Honor Guard: Nick F., Scott G., Zahi H., Mark I., Robert N., Jacob S. Thank You from the Scorpion Patrol Ruby M.’s Trail to Eagle Ruby M. Joined Troop 5/20/2000 Chaplain Aid 11/01/2001 Scout Rank 5/20/2000 OA ordeal 9/06/2002 To all our family, friends, and fellow scouts. I would like to Firem’n Chit 7/14/2000 OA Election 9/06/2002 sincerely thank you for attending this event. Although this moment has been a highlight of our achievements in scouting Totin’ Chip 7/14/2000 Star Rank 8/28/2003 for the past seven years, rather it is truly a ceremony expressing our gratitude for all the support we have received through the Tenderfoot 10/05/2000 Quarter- 11/01/2003 years. Thank you again and it is a pleasure to have all of you Rank master present today. Den Chief 11/01/2000 Instructor 5/01/2004 Troop J.L.T. 1/06/2001 Life Rank 4/06/2006 Michael R. 2nd Class Rank 4/05/2001 Instructor 5/01/2006 Along this journey there have been so many people that have Patrol Leader 5/01/2001 World 7/07/2006 contributed to my success in Boy Scouts all the way to my Conservation Eagle Scout Rank. First and foremost, my parents and brother have been there for me all the way and have always given me 1st Class Rank 9/13/2001 Eagle Rank 5/17/2007 the strength to persevere and stick to my goals, both in scouting and in life. Also, I would like to thank and recognize all the scoutmasters that have contributed to my success on my path to Eagle Scout: Mr. Latona, Mr. Gabriel, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Wedig, and Mr. Anderson. Also I would like to give a special thanks to Merit Badges Earned Mr. Enright for his much appreciated assistance with my Eagle Scout Project. Last, but not least, I would like to thank my own Swimming*, Art, Canoeing, Lifesaving*, Basketry, Wood patrol (the Scorpions), my troop, and my Philmont patrol (the Carving, Camping*, Leatherwork, Environmental Science, Cheesemonkeys) as well as my friends inside and outside of Forestry, Mammal Study, Indian Lore, Metalwork, Fish scouting. and Wildlife, Wilderness Survival, Soil and Water, Cit. in Victor S. Community*, First Aid*, Communications*, Citizen in I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to my family and Nation*, Citizen in World*, Climbing, Personal Fitness*, friends for their strong support on joining the BSA and on my Personal Management*, Family Life* trail to Eagle. Thanks to my parents for believing in me and *Eagle Required Merit Badge supporting me in all my endeavors even though they might not have always agreed; to Mr. Gabriel, the scoutmaster for most of my scouting days with Troop 476, who inspired me to do the best and took good care of me during the unforgettable The Scout Oath On my honor I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. The Scout Law trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, Ruby M’s Eagle Project cheerful, At St. Joseph's Cupertino, there were once various thrifty, plants near the St. Joseph of Cupertino School’s Office; brave, they did not complement each other well, which made clean, and reverent. the area look a mess. I proposed to have new plants planted and have mulch distributed throughout the area. On paper the project seemed very simple and self- The Eagle Oath explanatory, but during the actual project, there were many rigorous obstacles that had to be overcome such I affirm my allegiance to the three promises of the Scout Oath. I thoughtfully recognize and take upon myself the obligations as a broken pipe that took a day to fix. Seven days and and responsibilities of the rank of Eagle Scout. On my honor, I 478 hours later, the volunteers and I were able to will do my best to make my training an example, my rank and achieve a beautiful landscaped area. As pompous as it influence, count strongly for better Scouting and for better may sound, I must say we left the area better than we citizenship in my troop, in my community, and in my contacts originally found it. with other people. To this I pledge my sacred honor. Michael R.’s Trail to Eagle Troop 476 History Joined Troop 5/19/2000 OA Ordeal 6/07/2002 Boy Scout Troop 476 has been in existence since 1957. It has a Scout Rank 6/29/2000 Star Rank 9/05/2002 strong emphasis on instilling self-sufficiency, leadership skills, and moral values into young boys. The troop is a team that partners with Troop JLT 1/06/2001 Den Chief 10/01/2002 parents to help their sons develop into men of character—active - 11/01/03 parent participation is key to the success of the troop operation and Patrol Leader 11/01/2000 Life Rank 7/17/2003 each parent is expected to have a role in the support of the troop. Firem’n Chit 7/12/2001 JLT Instructor 10/18/2003 The troop has monthly camping activities all year round. There are Totin’ Chip 7/12/2001 Sr. Patrol Ldr 11/01/2003 beginner campouts and backpacking trips designed to teach basic Boy Tenderfoot 7/19/2001 Bristlecone 01/11/2004 Scout skills to the newer, younger boys. For the older boys, there are 50-mile backpack treks in the Sierras, and canoe, whitewater Rank JLT raft, and bike trips. Weeklong highlight trips include summer camp at 2nd Class Rank 9/20/2001 Den Chief Award 4/29/2004 Hi Sierra (near Sonora), an additional summer camp at Emerald Bay 1st Class Rank 11/28/2001 Troop Guide 5/01/2005 on Catalina Island or at other out-of-council locations, Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico (most recently in 2005), and the Ad Altare Dei 4/21/2002 Philmont 7/30/05 Northern Tier High Adventure Canoe Base in Ely, Minnesota (in 2003 Chaplain Aide 5/01/2002 World 7/08/2005 and 2006). 11/07/2002 Conservation The foundation of the troop's outdoor program was developed by OA Election 5/18/2002 Eagle Rank 6/01/2006 early Scoutmasters, notably Dick Trevisan, and refined by subsequent Scoutmasters and other troop leaders. Dick's love of the outdoors and his ten-year tenure combined to formulate an exciting year-round camping program with themes appealing to both the Merit Badges Earned novice and older boys. The hallmark of the troop's outdoor program Swimming, Rowing, Wood Carving, Canoeing, Leatherwork, is preparing Scouts to lead high adventure treks (backpacking, Aviation, Reading, Geology, Mammal Study, Indian Lore, canoeing, climbing, rafting…) by teaching them the full range of skills Citizen in Nation*, Camping*, First Aid*, Cit. in needed and by giving them steadily increasing leadership experience. The troop uses the 'trek' concept to teach life, leadership and social Community*, Lifesaving*, Scholarship, Art, Oceanography, interaction skills. Scouts choose the troop's calendar, and each trek Small Boat Sailing, Wilderness Survival, Env. Science, is a project, with a Scout trek leader being the project manager. Family Life*, Communications*, Dentistry, Forestry, Scouts either enjoy the fruits of being prepared or they suffer the Veterinary Medicine, Archery, Citizen in World*, Personal consequences of being unprepared, in an unthreatening and protected Management*, Rifle Shooting, Shotgun Shooting, Soil and environment. As the boys progress through the program, they take on more and more demanding treks, culminating in high adventure Water, Personal Fitness*, Emergency Prep*, Nuclear trips, which require a significant amount of skills, planning and Science, Music, Fire Safety preparation. *Eagle Required Merit Badge Eagle Scouts of Troop 476 Ruby Murugesan May, 2007 Richard Wildman October, 1996 Roark Burney March, 2007 Michael Pettibone May, 1996 Lawrence Lee March, 2007 Ashwin Gokhale March, 1996 Jasper Wan January, 2007 Darren Wall August, 1994 John Wedig January, 2007 Bryan Wall August, 1994 Harold Pan October, 2006 Christopher Pierce August, 1994 Jeremy Weng October, 2006 Michael Oravec July, 1994 Kevin Doherty October, 2006 Daniel Hill July, 1994 Victor Shia July, 2006 Matthew Hurley June, 1992 Trevor Gabriel June, 2006 James Pierce October, 1992 Marshall Darr June, 2006 Andrew Grillo January, 1992 Michael Robertson June, 2006 Donald Clark July, 1991 Mark Anderson May, 2006 Timothy Maguire May, 1991 David Endo January, 2006 Robbie MacIntyre March, 1991 Niket Desai January, 2006 Christopher Sheehan March, 1991 Jonathan Yee December, 2005 George Clark March, 1990 Matt Shannon June, 2005 James Soboleski October, 1988 Alex Chu May, 2005 David Hudnut August, 1988 Eric Liaw November, 2004 Steve Hudnut May, 1987 James Hung October, 2004 James Reilly III May, 1987 Victor Wei October, 2004 Scott Evans April, 1985 Jonathan Wan August, 2004 Jeffrey Keck March, 1985 Steve Parker July, 2004 Bruce Draper October, 1983 Pei Kuo June, 2004 Tom Egan September, 1983 Kevin Tsui May, 2004 Ken Nishimura September, 1983 Henry Teng March, 2004 Michael Maguire October, 1981 Ronald Lee February, 2004 Brian Maguire October, 1981 Vik Lal December, 2003 Gerald Litzelman February, 1980 Kevin Le November, 2003 William Murphy October, 1979 Danny Latona July, 2003 William Callen III February, 1979 Tom Chin Komron Rahgozar April, 2003 April, 2003 James Gerlack Keith Murphy January, 1979 September, 1978 Michael R.’s Eagle Project James Schramm March, 2003 My Eagle Scout Project was to construct an in-ground Chris Trevisan January, 1974 David Guthrie November, 2002 Jim Puzar January, 1974 12’ x 16’ sandbox at Brookglen Park in Saratoga, CA. Nick Guttadauro September, 2002 Steve Rakich January, 1974 James Pettibone June, 2002 Larry Ochoa January, 1974 Andrew Tsui Matt Endo April, 2002 March, 2002 Mark Early Mike Trevisan September, 1973 September, 1972 Planning, excavation, construction and filling (with 10 Ben Guthrie Bryan Campbell November, 2001 November, 2001 Steve McKenzie Brian Boyle September, 1972 September, 1972 yards of sand) took place over two weekends with help Tim Fleshman November, 2001 Dave Biasotti December, 1969 from multiple scouts and several adults. A special thank Joe Lee September, 2001 Clyde Morris June, 1969 Matt Doherty June, 2001 Clark Gessner June, 1969 you to the support of Mr. Enright. This project came in Scott Anderson September, 2000 Mike Martinez June, 1969 Junshen Lau May, 2000 Pat Sazama June, 1969 on budget and took roughly 180 hours to complete. Immediately after completing the sandbox, it was put to Leon Wei April, 2000 Chris Meyer June, 1969 Trygve Koren June, 1999 Dave Anderson August, 1968 use by local neighborhood children. A plaque has been Kevin Wang November, 1998 Bill Meyer October, 1967 Christopher Noone September, 1998 John Parrish December, 1966 Tim Oravec Justin Rahn April, 1998 April, 1998 Tom Martinez Paul Holnan August, 1966 December, 1963 installed in commemoration of the project led by Christopher Carr Jonathan Sclar March, 1998 March, 1998 Bernie Fitzgerald Gene Fitzgerald December, 1963 December, 1963 Michael and the Troop 476 scouts. Andrew Schramm December, 1997 Mickey Roa October, 1961 Craig Wildman July, 1997 Greg Burke September, 1961 Victor S.’s Trail to Eagle Joined Troop 4/18/2002 Patrol 11/01/2003 Leader Scout Rank 4/18/2002 JLT 11/22/2003 Instructor Totin’ Chip 8/15/2002 Star Rank 12/04/2003 Troop JLT 10/26/2002 Bristlecone 1/11/2004 JLT Tenderfoot 11/14/2002 Instructor 5/01/2004 Rank 2nd Class Rank 2/20/2003 Life Rank 6/24/2004 Firem’n Chit 4/03/2003 Asst. SPL 11/01/2004 st 1 Class Rank 4/03/2003 Eagle Rank 7/08/2006 Quarter- 5/01/2003 master Jeremy W’s Eagle Project Merit Badges Earned For my Eagle Project, I installed a security system for Swimming*, Mammal Study, Metalwork, Geology, the Chinese Church in Christ in San Jose (CCIC-SJ). Leatherwork, Canoeing, Lifesaving*, Citizenship In Nation*, Citizenship In Community*, Rifle Shooting, Art, The project consisted of 9 security cameras, a central Motorboating, Indian Lore, Wilderness Survival, surveillance system, and two recording VCRs. The Forestry, Environmental Science*, Personal Fitness*, First Aid*, Citizenship In World*, Personal project helped out CCIC greatly, as they were Management*, Archery, Climbing, Communications*, experiencing several burglaries in which several Aviation, Camping*, Family Life* thousand dollars were stolen from the donation box. *Eagle Required Merit Badge Jeremy W’s Trail to Eagle Joined Troop 3/08/2001 Historian 11/01/2003 Scout Rank 3/01/2001 Star Rank 10/02/2003 Tenderfoot 1/21/2002 Troop JLT 10/22/2003 Rank 2nd Class Rank 12/12/2002 JLT 10/10/2004 Instructor 1st Class Rank 1/16/2003 Bristlecone 12/12/2004 JLT Patrol Leader 5/01/2003 Life Rank 5/20/2004 World 8/06/2003 New Patrol 5/01/2005 Conservation Instructor T50 – 8/18/2003 Eagle Rank 10/26/2006 50 Miler Jr. Asst. 11/5/2006 Victor S’s Eagle Project Scoutmaster My Eagle Scout Project was to restore New Life Church’s outdoor sign and rebuild the three large planter boxes by the playground where the Church Merit Badge Earned shares with the Little People Christian Daycare. Planning started in spring of 2005. It included Swimming*, Rowing, Canoeing, Citizenship in Community*, writing the proposal and project plan, meeting with First Aid*, Whitewater, Lifesaving*, Camping*, the Church Board to present proposal and seek Environmental Science*, Motorboating, Citizenship in approval, procuring materials and setting up the Nation*, Leatherwork, Forestry, Basketry, Indian Lore, logistics and work schedule. The project was Wilderness Survival, Soil and Water, Citizenship in completed with the help of Scouts from Troop 476 World, Climbing, Communications*, Horsemanship, and friends during the summer of 2005. The Church Mammal Study, Family Life*, Personal Fitness*, Personal now has a more readable sign, and new planter boxes Management* populated with new plants. The entire project took *Eagle Required Merit Badge approximately 300 hours to complete. John W’s Trail to Eagle Joined Troop 3/9/2000 OA ordeal 6/7/2002 Scout Rank 3/23/2000 Den Chief 10/1/2002 Firem’n Chit 7/13/2000 Star Rank 1/30/2003 Totin’ Chip 7/13/2000 Quarter- 5/1/2003 master Tenderfoot 1/4/2001 T50 – 8/18/03 Rank 50 Miler 2nd Class Rank 11/1/2001 Life Rank 10/30/2003 Patrol Leader 11/1/2001 Bugler 11/1/2003 st 1 Class Rank 1/31/2002 Instructor 11/1/04 Ad Altare Dei 4/21/02 Patrol 5/1/2005 Leader Librarian 5/1/2002 Mile Swim 7/7/2006 OA Election 5/18/2002 World Consv 7/7/2006 Mile Swim 6/1/2002 Eagle Rank 1/18/2007 John W’s Eagle Project Merit Badges Earned My Eagle project was to renovate ―Mary’s Garden‖ in the upper My Eagle project was to renovate ―Mary’s Garden― in Swimming*, Basketry, Rowing, Canoeing, Geology, the upper grade courtyard at St. Joseph of Camping*, Citizenship in Nation*, Indian Lore, Soil & Cupertino School. The project was carried out in Water Conservation, First Aid*, Lifesaving*, June, 2006 and benefited the school by providing a Oceanography, Small Boat Sailing, Environmental more esthetically pleasing garden for the school Science*, Climbing, Archery, Personal Fitness*, children when they hold their prayer circle each Citizenship in Community*, Family Life*, Personal Mgt*, school morning. The project was performed by both Citizenship in the World*, Communications* scouts from Troop 476 and some school friends. It *Eagle Required Merit Badge took 455 man-hours to plan, demolish, lay pipe and wiring, plant bushes and trees and lay mulch.
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