Name: Alex McClanahan
Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
Eagle Project Location: Heritage Pond Campground in Dubuque, Iowa
Eagle Project Description: Alex built and installed 10 fire pits for the Heritage Pond Campground for the Dubuque Conservation Board. The fire pits were built out of metal, painted and put on concrete slabs.
What is your proudest achievement on your path to becoming an Eagle Scout? My proudest achievement would have to be finishing my Eagle project at age 15.
How did earning the rank prepare you for the future? It really helped me prepare for different job aspects, and really taught me how to survive off of almost nothing.
What advice would you give to younger Scouts who aspire to become Eagle Scouts? Always over achieve your goal so you can be proud of what you do. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.