Name: Benjamin Gansemer
Hometown: Durango, Iowa
Eagle Project Location: Rickardsville ball diamond in Rickardsville, Iowa
Eagle Project Description: Benjamin built two picnic tables, one being handicap accessible, to be used at the Rickardsville ball diamond. He also renovated their current picnic tables and bleachers by power washing, sanding and staining the tables and bleachers.
What is your proudest achievement on your path to becoming an Eagle Scout? Gaining friends and experiences that I’ll have for a lifetime.
How did earning the rank prepare you for the future? By learning valuable life skills that I’ll use forever.
What advice would you give to younger Scouts who aspire to become Eagle Scouts? Get as much as you can done when you’re younger; once high school comes, you’ll have no time to do anything.