Submitted by Stephen Nerkowski
Shrewsbury- American Legion Ray Stone Post 238 and Troop 4 are proud to announce their three newest Eagle Scouts – Logan Garber, Shayne Brenner and Devin Travers. They are Troop 4’s 113th-115th Eagle Scouts. An Eagle Court of Honor took place Jan. 9 at Floral Street School, attended by troop members and leaders, family, friends and honored guests. State Senator Michael Moore (D-Millbury), State Representative Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury), and Shrewsbury Selectman Moira Miller sent citations to recognize the accomplishments of each new Eagle Scout.
Logan Garber is a freshman at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is studying computer science and has participated in several “Hackathons” where students of similar interests develop software applications. When at Westborough High School, he was a member of the marching band and ran indoor and outdoor track. He helped start the high school’s two computer clubs. He was a member of Westborough High’s “FIRST” robotics team where he helped develop the control software for the robot. He won the school’s “Visual Basic” award to recognize his programming talents. He spent the past few summers working as a lifeguard at the Hopkinton YMCA Camp, ensuring the safety of hundreds of children.
Shayne Brenner is a senior at St. John’s High School where he is looking at attending a college that specializes in psychology as he hopes to become a psychiatrist working with addicts. At St. John’s, he was on the cross country and outdoor track teams. Last year he attended Boys State, an American Legion program that teaches boys about democratic values and government. Shayne is a member of the Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouting’s honor society. He is involved in the campus ministry at St. John’s. At St. Mary’s Parish in Shrewsbury, he has served as an altar server, Eucharistic minister, retreat leader for the confirmation classes, and he now teaches a religious education class for fourth-grade students on Saturdays at the church. He is the recipient of the Pillars of Christ Award for having earned all of the Roman Catholic Religious Awards in both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.
Devin Travers is a junior at Shrewsbury High School where he rows crew in both the fall and spring. He attended two of Boy Scouting’s high adventure camps – Sea Base and Northern Tier. At Sea Base, Scouts snorkel and sail in the Florida Keys. At Northern Tier, Scouts canoe the boundary waters between Canada and Minnesota. He is a retreat leader for the confirmation class at St. Mary’s Parish in Shrewsbury and has served for years there as an altar server. He is also a recipient of the Pillars of Christ Award for having earned all the Roman Catholic Religious Awards in both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. He is a member of the Order of the Arrow and has attended National Youth Leadership Training. He plans to study engineering or computer science in college.