Double Eagle || Leo Grover ’23 Latest Scholar to Earn Prestigious Eagle Scout Distinction

St. Thomas is proud to salute Leo Grover ‘23 for earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

Grover continues the thriving legacy of Eagle scholars who have reached this milestone accomplishment that remains richly recognized throughout the United States.

Grover gained distinction through Troop 20 and St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church. He began his scouring experience in the fifth grade and earned a robust 27 merit badges while excelling in various preeminent roles, including senior patrol leader, assistant patrol leader, and troop guide.

Grover completed his challenging service project improving the physical footprint at St. Matthew’s. He organized and orchestrated a volunteer effort totaling more than 160 hours that renovated planting beds as well as installed enhanced flood-control implementations.

Grover is also a member of the Order of the Arrow. He has participated in an array of extracurricular BSA activities, including the National Youth Leadership Training Course and BSA Sea Base at U.S. Virgin Islands, a unique scouting program that offers aquatics adventures, sailing and STEM eco sailing, scuba diving, and rustic camping.

Grover was a member of the St. Thomas Chapter of the National Honor Society and gained a permanent position in the acclaimed St. Thomas Club – champion scholars with a minimum 4.0 grade point average for seven consecutive semesters. He will study computer science at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.

Grover’s exemplary scouting success is a testament to a deep dedication to the BSA values of character, citizenship, community service, and allegiance to the purpose and goals of their respective troops – all consistent with the Basilian credo of Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge.

Catholic. Basilian. Teaching Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge since 1900.

By |2023-06-06T16:47:54-05:00June 6th, 2023|Campus News, Academics, Alumni|0 Comments

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