Boy Scout from Merrimack earns Eagle rank
Friday, February 7, 2014
Submitted by Greg Anthony
NASHUA – Nate Bisbee was recently recognized by the Boy Scouts of America after earning the Eagle Scout Award.
Bisbee is a member of Boy Scout Troop 19 in Nashua. To earn Scouting’s highest youth award, Bisbee fulfilled a variety of leadership roles, culminating as senior patrol leader. He completed the requisite 21 merit badges and conducted a significant community service project.
Bisbee’s project was with the Nashua Children’s Home on Amherst Street. He led a group of volunteers to replace a storage shed. He raised more than $2,500 to procure materials for the shed, and managed to build it under budget. This enabled him to buy a variety of sporting goods for the home that needed to be upgraded.
The Eagle ceremony was led by the Scouts of Troop 19 with the Trail to Eagle. Dr. Donald Johnson, council board member and former Scoutmaster to Bisbee’s father, spoke about the Eagle rank. The Eagle charge and presentation was conducted by Scoutmaster Greg Anthony.
While a Scout in Troop 19, Bisbee participated in a variety of programs, including National Youth Leadership training, Troop 19’s high adventure trip to Yellowstone. Last summer, Bisbee served on the staff at Florida Sea Base by helping with their scuba programs.
Bisbee, who is a student at Nashua Community College, is the troop’s 58th Eagle Scout. He is the son of Robert and Wendy Bisbee, of Merrimack.