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Three Eagle Scouts honored

 

Boy Scout Troop 222 has honored Jordan Petersen, Zach Plante and Varun Tolani at a recent Eagle Scout Court of Honor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church.

Jordan, son of Cathy and Gary Petersen, joined Troop 222 in 2005. He has earned 24 merit badges. His project was installing a fenced teaching garden and raised planter beds at Ronald McNair Academy in East Palo Alto. He is involved in the leadership of high school ministries at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church and with Pursuit, the high school worship band. He is a senior at Menlo-Atherton High School.

Zach is the son of Tom and Lori Plante. He has earned 25 merit badges. His project was creating a drainage system for Dear Hollow Farm. A sophomore at Menlo-Atherton High School, Zach runs varsity cross-country and track and plays guitar in the jazz band. He also works as an assistant music teacher at his synagogue, Congregation Beth Am, in Los Altos Hills.

Varun, son of Nisha Advani and Arun Tolani, has earned 29 merit badges. As his project, he led a crew to refurbish a playground area in the Redwood Family House Shelter in Redwood City. A junior at Sacred Heart Preparatory, he plays tennis on the high school team, is a member of the improv comedy group "Kitsch," and plays guitar with the band. He also has a second-degree black belt in tae kwon do.

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