McCormick earns Eagle Scout

From Local Sources

JASPER — Boy Scouting’s highest rank was presented to Tyler William McCormick at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Feb. 24 at Precious Blood Catholic Church. He is the son of Dr. Brian and Amy Woebkenberg.


Boy Scout Troop 185 Scoutmaster Fred Feltner welcomed everyone. Ed Messmer served as the master of ceremonies. Elijah Horton and Andrew Hedinger escorted McCormick. Readers were Elijah Horton, Connor McCormick and Andrew Hedinger.

Eagle Board of Review members included Jim McCormick, Eric Hedinger and Jim Woebkenberg. Feltner delivered the Eagle Charge. The closing prayer was presented by Jim Woebkenberg.

McCormick started his scouting path with Pack 183 at Precious Blood Catholic Church, where he advanced from Webelos Scout. He earned the Arrow of Light. He crossed over to Holy Family Troop 185 and was in the Flying Eagle Patrol. He served as librarian, Flying Eagle assistant patrol leader and patrol leader. He currently serves as a junior assistant scoutmaster.

He accomplished 34 merit badges as well as earning the Ad Altare Dei Religious Award.

He is a member of the Order of the Arrow and Venture Crew 185. He participated in the high adventure white water rafting trip to West Virginia and Philmont Trek in 2016. For his Eagle project, he rebuilt the outdoor nativity scene for Precious Blood Church for Christmas.

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