He has served as senior patrol leader, has camped in excess of 30 nights, and has earned 30 merit badges. He has camped in the Sierras, the San Gabriel Mountains, Camp Cherry Valley and at Camp Steiner at a 10,000-foot elevation in Utah’s Uintah Mountains, where he participated in rock climbing.
For his Eagle project, he led a group of about 20 Scouts and 10 adults in clearing and constructing an area for home-team fans to sit at the LDS Church La Cañada baseball field next to the Mayor’s Park.
Jonathan, a 15-year-old sophomore at Crescenta Valley High School, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout of the Boy Scouts of America. A resident of La Crescenta, he is a member of Troop 391 of the Verdugo Hills Council, sponsored by the Verdugo Hills Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He started his Scouting career in Pack 391, earning his Arrow of Light before joining Troop 391. He has served as troop bugler, assistant patrol leader and senior patrol leader.
His Scouting adventures include summer camps at Camp Whitsett, Circle-X and Cherry Valley. In qualifying for Eagle, Jonathan earned 34 merit badges and recorded more than 30 nights camping. In addition to Eagle, Jonathan has earned Bronze and Gold Eagle Palms.
His Eagle Scout project consisted of installing shelving at Lincoln Elementary School’s equipment shed, clay and band rooms. He played trumpet in Lincoln’s orchestra and wanted to give back to the program. He worked with Music Director Mrs. Hayhurst on shelving to help organize musical instruments and supplies neatly on shelves rather than piling them on the floor.