Recognition Ceremony

Recognition of Eagle Scouts & Brownies

August 2, 2014

Crabapple Lake Park Pavilion

Projects meet Brownie/Daisy Community Service Requirement

Projects required a minimum of 100 hours in the design, budgeting, implementation, and completion toward attaining Eagle Scout Rank

All projects funded by Sewickley Township and local businesses


Invited Guests:

Congressman Tim Murphy Representative from the United States Congress

Senator Kim Ward, Pennsylvania State Senator

Representative Ted Harhai, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives

Commissioner Ted Kopas, Westmoreland County Commissioner

Other Elected Officials in Attendance:

Sewickley Township Supervisors: Alan Fossi, Wanda Layman

Special Guests:

Robert Cross, Crabapple Trust

Troop 259 Boy Scout Leaders

Troop 21086 Brownie/Daisy/Junior Leaders

Rillton VFD

Herminie VFD

Sewickley Township Ambulance


Projects Completed:

Brownies/Daisy/Junior Troops 21086 —  Planted Flowers at the Sewickley Township Municipal Building

Dakota Cross, Hayden Cross, Isabel Seglowich, Kayla Fillar, Madison Horvat, Nicky Veychek. Siblings helping: Becky Seglowich, Luke Horvat, and Casey Veychek.


JohnPaul Sommers — Construction of Sand Volleyball Court at Crabapple Pool

After the township performed site excavation, JohnPaul and scout helpers excavated and installed PVC drainage pipe, spread 6” stone, covered entire area with fabric, then topped and spread 200 tons of sand. They installed 160’ of 4×4 timbers, and protective boundary caps. Lastly, poles were cemented in place, net and court boundary system installed.


Zachary Casagrande — Bruno Field Sign Landscape

Cleared old, damaged split rail fence. All plants were removed and relocated to other parts of the park/township. Built versa lock wall, backfilled dirt and stone for support. Added topsoil, planted shrubs, flowers, and other perennials. Added large accent rock and river rock.


Alexander Schork — Crabapple Flag Pole area across from Large Pavilion at Crabapple Lake Park

After the township removed old, damaged tree from the flag pole area, Alexander and scout helpers removed old stone wall. Also, all plants were relocated to other parts of the park/township. They then rebuilt stone wall with supporting stones and dirt, added topsoil, new perennials, flowers, tree, and mulched. Alexander and fellow Eagle Project scouts will be raising the flag during the ceremony. A plaque will be installed this fall in remembrance of veterans.


Shane Stafford — Landscape Entrance at Pool 2013

Cleared old plants. Excavated grass area to depth of 4”. Installed landscape fabric and topsoil. Planted new accent tree, perennials, and flowers. Shane also mulched the entire area.