Four young men from Centerville were recently presented their Eagle Scout awards in a special ceremony.
The four, from the Centerville 7th Ward, are Greg Garff, Jason Hogge, Robert Newbould and Scott F. Williams.Garff, 17, a son of Dave and Judy Garff, is the captain of the Viewmont High swim team. He has won scholastic achievement awards and teaches swimming. He enjoys water sports, football and basketball. For his Eagle service project he surveyed Centerville sidewalks, cleaned up many sidewalk areas and reported major damage to city officials.
Hogge, 14, a son of Michael and Annene Hogge, attends Centerville Junior High and has played on soccer, baseball, football and track teams. He also enjoys fishing, water-skiing and snow-skiing and is a good student. For his Eagle project, he made 28 burlap covers for fire hydrants that were out of order so the hydrants could be marked by the fire department and repaired.
Newbould, 14, a son of Ron and Yvonne Newbould, is a sophomore at Viewmont High and is yearbook photographer and band member. His hobbies include photography, magic and astronomy. He is also an accomplished musician and clown and enjoys performing magic tricks. For his Eagle project, he collected and restored used furniture and distributed the items to needy families.
Williams, 15, a son of Jay and Myrna Williams, also attends Viewmont and plays on the school's ice hockey team. He enjoys outdoor sports like hunting, fishing and camping, in addition to water-skiing and hockey. For his Eagle service project, he organized a community meeting with health officials who discussed cholesterol problems and performed blood tests.