Owen Michael-Zeno Corrigan, 16, son of Melissa and Zeno Corrigan, and brother of Natalie Corrigan, of Oakland, formally of Sidney, has achieved Boy Scouts highest rank, that of Eagle Scout. He recently received his pin and award at the Eagle Scout Court of Honor that was held Nov. 5 at the Snow Pond Center for the Arts, in Sidney. Corrigan is a member of Troop 401, Sidney.

Corrigan began his Scouting journey in the fall of 2006 as a Tiger cub with Pack 401, Sidney. In the spring of 2011, he earned the Arrow of Light and crossed-over into Troop 401. Corrigan has attended many camp outings with his Troop as well as Summer Camp at Camp Roosevelt in Eddington, and Camp Bomazeen, in Belgrade. He has held a variety of leadership roles such as Quartermaster, Troop Guide and Assistant Patrol Leader for the Moose Patrol. Currently is the Senior Patrol Leader for Troop 401. He has volunteered more than 500 hours in the community. He served meals at the Bread of Life Soup Kitchen in Augusta and has helped out with the Town of Oakland Oakfest to name a few. Corrigan has earned more than 40 merit badges and has achieved the Mile Swim Award and the 50 Mile Canoe Trek Award.

For his Eagle Scout Project, Corrigan made eight garden benches for the James H. Bean School in Sidney, where he attended when he was a child. The benches are a meeting place for kids. The benches are also referred to as “Buddy Benches.” Under his direction, the benches were constructed with the help of a couple of his fellow Moose Patrol Scouts and some adults.

Corrigan is also involved in the Venture Crew 401 and a member of the Order of the Arrow. In addition to Scouting, Corrigan is a member of the Mid-Maine Dolphin Swim Team, is on the Messalonskee High School Golf, Swim and Track Team, member of the Messalonskee Key Club and recently inducted in the National Honor Society. He works part time as a lifeguard at the KV YMCA, in Augusta, and during the summer is a Camp Counselor for Camp KV in Readfield. He is known most for his friendliness and willingness to help others.


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