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Nelson Donohue Trusler, Troop 911, Becomes Eagle Scout

For his project, Trusler restored the Progressive Archery Trail at the Blue Mt. Sports Center, less that a mile from his home in Cortlandt Manor.

Nelson Donohue Trusler, BSA Troop 911 was honored on Jan. 5, 2013 in Yorktown on Sunday. He received his Eagle Scout Award. 

Yorktown councilman Vishnu Patel presented Trusler with a Certificate of Achievement on behalf of the Yorktown Town Board.

For his project, Trusler restored the Progressive Archery Trail at the Blue Mt. Sports Center, less that a mile from his home in Cortlandt Manor.

The trails were cleared and marked. A 30-foot split rail fence was constructed to keep the archers from wandering off course and ending up down at the Pistol Range.

At each station a target hut was constructed with a fiberglass roof. The huts were painted and then filled with hay bales and targets. Numbers were placed at the firing line of each station and space was made for the late addition of 3D targets at each station. One station needed to be turned 90 degress, so archers were not shooting towards the expanded gun range. A foot bridge was erected over some wetlands.

All in all the project totaled more than 250 hours.

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A Patcher January 12, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Congratulations to Nelson for his achievement in attaining the Eagle Scout award and for his diligence, hard work, code of honor and leadership abilities. As the mother of an Eagle Scout and a Senior Girl Scout, I smile every time I read about other young people and their parents who continue to see the benefit of Scouting in the development of their children. Best wishes for a successful future.

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