Junior, Dacula High School
Accomplishment: Aldridge received his Eagle Scout commission December 19, 2009, after a project with the , a landmark deeply-rooted in the history and foundation of Dacula. There is a festival every year during the first weekend of October to celebrate the historical significance of the structure. The high school student connected two trails pre-existing on the property in order to create one beautiful, scenic walk. He also put in four 8-foot long picnic tables, four benches, and six bird houses. The job took lots of manual labor, clearing woods and building the trail amenities. He worked every day, putting in nearly three months’ worth of work.
Key to Success: Aldridge defines his key to success as having a goal and lots determination. “For me it was the dream of becoming an Eagle,” says Aldridge. “The ultimate goal was to be proud to call myself an Eagle Scout. That goal has been driving me for the past nine years as a Boy Scout.”
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