Mehringer earns Eagle Scout

Boy Scouting’s highest rank, that of Eagle Scout, was presented to Nathan Michael Mehringer at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Feb. 24 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper. He is the son of Todd and Lori Mehringer.

Boy Scout Troop 185 Scoutmaster Fred Feltner welcomed everyone. Eric Hedinger served as master of ceremonies. The colors were presented by Carson Park and Quentin Harmon. Brandon Mehringer and Jack Kelly escorted Mehringer. Readers were Bennett Lang, Ethan Wanninger and Ben Hochgesang. Eagle Board of Review members included Mike Park, Toby Harmon and Mike Summerlot. “Eagle Scout” was read by Bret Mehringer, and “It’s Only a Pin” was read by Kyle Mehringer. Feltner delivered the Eagle Charge. Programs were distributed by Samuel and Ryan Kelly.

Mehringer started his scouting career with Cub Scout Pack 183 at Precious Blood Catholic Church. He earned his Light of Christ and Parvuli Dei religious awards. He crossed over to Holy Family Boy Scout Troop 185 and was in the Bobcat patrol. He served as both patrol and assistant patrol leader of the Bobcat patrol. He completed 32 merit badges and received the Ad Altare Dei religious award.

He is a member of Venture Crew 185. He participated in high adventures including hiking at the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico and scuba diving in the Florida Keys. For his Eagle project, he landscaped and riprapped the hill between the small animal barn and horse barn at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. 

Mehringer in a junior at Jasper High School and is a member of the soccer and track teams, pep and concert bands, Key Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions, National Honor Society and 4-H. He is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where he is a server and involved with St. John Bosco Catholic Youth Ministry.

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