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SCOUT CEREMONY - Dec. 1, 2005
Boy Scout Troop 787 honored Frederick
“Freddy” Morello, 18, at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Thursday,
December 1, 2005 at 6:00pm at the Joint Industry Board in Flushing, NY.
Morello is the son of Joann and John Lamb of Electchester in Flushing, NY.
Only two percent of Scouts attain the highest rank of the Boy Scouts of
America. An Eagle Scout must have completed at least 21 merit badges and
organized a service project that benefits his church, community, or
school. Morello led a group that coordinated a Blood Drive on behalf of
the Long Island Blood Center.
Morello was honored with presentations by Assemblywoman Nettie Mayersohn,
Councilman Jim Genarro, the Knights of Pythias and many others.
Morello joined Cub Scout Pack 357 at age seven and later earned their
highest award, the Arrow of Light. As member of Troop 787, he regularly
attended Summer Camp at Ten Mile River’s Camp Keowa. Troop 787 is
sponsored by The Pomonok Neighborhood Center.
Morello, a freshman at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, has served on
Chancellor Klein’s Student Advisory Council, served as Senior Council
President at Robert F. Kennedy High School and has been active in St.
Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Peer mediation at Parsons Junior High School
and had a role in several plays at the Beacon 168 Drama Program.
Morello has earned numerous awards including the Chancellors Council
Outstanding Service and Leadership Award, Assistant Principal Association
Physical Education Award, Conflict Resolution Award and the United
Federation of Teachers Award for outstanding Service and Leadership.
Morello currently serves as President of Venturing Crew 787. Crew 787’s
theme is Community Service and Adventure. How appropriate considering
Morello’s role in community service.
Photos by Jeremy Jacobowitz