WINTHROP — Isaiah Hooper, an 18-year-old Winthrop High School junior and member of Boy Scout Troop 604, performed his Eagle Court of Honor for his Eagle Scout award issued Dec. 17, 2014.

Hooper joined Cub Scouts in the second grade as a Wolf Scout, and after earning his Arrow of Light he earned the rank of Boy Scout. He has earned 41 merit badges, and was the Troop recruiter. He has attended five years of summer camp with this last year being spent training to be a counselor. He has more than 80 nights of camping, and is Red Cross first aid certified and American Heart Association CPR certified.

He is an assistant Scoutmaster in his troop. For his Eagle Scout project, Hooper created a 20-foot-tall sign with a 15-foot raised garden for Hope Baptist Church. He raised more than $6,500, got licenses, receive permission from the department of transportation, created work schedules, then followed the project to completion. The total hours worked on the project were more than 434 of which he worked more than 139.

Hooper, a member of the National Eagle Scout Association, plans to work as an assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 604.

He is the son of Randy and Bethany Hooper, of Winthrop.


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