Name: Luke Bies
Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
Eagle Project Location: Hempstead High School in Dubuque, Iowa
Eagle Project Description: Luke revitalized Phil R. Roos Memorial at the Hempstead High School tennis courts by replacing gravel with colorful rock, expanding the gravel portion of the monument to reduce erosion along the hillside and reduced/eliminated the erosion and washout across the sidewalk. He also replaced decorative bullet pavers around the perimeter.
What is your proudest achievement on your path to becoming an Eagle Scout? Attending and completing a trek at Philmont Scout Ranch with my father.
How did earning the rank prepare you for the future? Experience with dealing with bureaucracy and a time limit for a project.
What advice would you give to younger Scouts who aspire to become Eagle Scouts? Start as soon as possible! Your 18th birthday comes up FAST!