Eagle Scout Project Brightens Bleachers
WHS Senior Jacob Elder will achieve Eagle Scout shortly before his 18th birthday
WAITSBURG – Waitsburg High School senior Jacob Elder got what he wished for when a break in the rain allowed him to finish his Eagle Scout project during Spring Break. He squeaked the requirement in just before his 18th birthday deadline.
"I chose repainting bleachers because the paint is coming off and that could lead to wood rot or damage to the boards. It would be easier to repaint them than to replace them later," Elder said. He worked with students, family, and fellow scouts to complete the project during spring break, with the biggest challenge being the wet weather.
Elder had sec...