Eagle Scouts

2013

  • Sean Pollock
    Benefactor: Sage Park, Town of Berlin.
    Sean's project was building an equipment shed for the girl's little league team at Sage Park Ball field.
  • Joey Bosco
    Benefactor: St. Gabriel's Church East Berlin
    Joey's project was repairing the roof and replacing and painting cedar siding on a portion of the church.
  • David Wilcox
    Benefactor: Kensington Congregational Church, Berlin.
    David's project was replacing the old an worn out handicap ramp with a new ramp.

2012

  • Collin Brown
    Benefactor: Ragged Mountain National Preserve, Town of Berlin.
    Collin's project was constructing a 30ft long foot bridge crossing over a waterway on the new Blue/Orange Trail and reconstructing the trails to meet the bridge.
    Providing a safe way for hikers to cross the water course.
  • Raymond Cruz
    Benefactor: Little People's Playground, Town of Berlin.
    Raymond's project was to beautify, landscape and remove over grown shrubs and poison ivy making it safe and enjoyable for children to use.

2011

  • Anthony Mann
    Benefactor: St. Paul's Parish Center Berlin, CT
    Anthony's project was to beautify and landscape the front of the parish center by planting two trees, a number of rose bushes and other shrubs.
  • Matthew Miller Jr.
    Benefactor: Berlin Water District
    Matt's project was to paint 100 fire hydrants in the town of Berlin
  • Christopher Napierkowski
    Benefactor: New Britain Halfway House
    Chris's project was to rebuilt and repair a fence on the property of a New Britain Halfway House
  • Seth Abramski
    Benefactor: Ducks Unlimited
    Seth's project was to built Wood Duck houses and place them in specific locations in the state
  • William Cavedon
    Benefactor: Lions Club
    Will's project was to built shade shelters located on the Berlin Fairgrounds for elderly and young families to take a break from the sun or inclement weather
  • Vincent Fischer
    Benefactor: Klingberg Family Center
    Vinny's project was to built a large display case at the entrance of the Klingberg Family Center of New Britain 
  • Adam Salwocki
    Benefactor: Berlin High School
    Adam's project was to built six park benches for Berlin High School so people had a place to sit outside while waiting for the bus or while watching a tennis match.
  • Zachary Chyra
    Benefactor: Beckley Cemetery on Deming Rd. Berlin
    Zach's project was to build a stairway to access the cemetery and restore the landscape and beauty of the cemetery.
  • Ryan Morrison
    Benefactor: Berlin High School
    Ryan's project was at Berlin High School, consisted of rebuilding and beautifying the Science Courtyard and installing a set a picnic tables.

2010

  • Andrew Soneson
    Benefactor: Berlin High School
    Andrew's project was to refurbish the courtyard at the High School .
  • Christain Tomasitis
    Benefactor: St. Pauls Church
    Christain's project was building picnic tables for the St. Paul's Church food booth at the Berlin Fair grounds.

2009

  • Ricky Tucker
    Benefactor: Klingberg Family Center
    Ricky's project was building a outdoor performance stage for children and staff to use for plays and concerts.
  • Nicholas Melluzzo
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, Berlin Park & Recreation
    Nick's project was to build a cooking addition to the Kiwanis Picnic Pavilion at Sage Park. Nick's addition will provide a covered place to cook in inclement weather without smoking out the rest of the pavilion.
  • Stephan McAuliffe
    Benefactor: St. Paul's Church
    Stephen's project was to paint and refurbish the interior of the St. Paul's food booth at the Berlin Fair Grounds. Stephan also made cosmetic repairs where there was prior water damage from a leaky roof.
  • Mathew Dygus
    Benefactor: Springfield Group Home
    Matt reclaimed and furnished a basement area at the Springfield Group Home and turned it into a recreation area where the youths that were living in the house would have a relaxing, comfortable and clean area to congregate.
  • Justin Damato
    Benefactor: St. Paul's Church
    Justin's project was to install patio pavers between the curb and the sidewalk on Alling Street from the church to the school. This will make it easier senior citizens and parishioners to get in and out of their cars when attending church services.
  • Bradley Lepak
    Benefactor: St. Mark Church
    Brad's eagle project was to replace a retaining wall in front of St. Mark Church where Brad is a member in New Britain. He had to tear down a deteriorating wall and replace it with a structurally sound one.
  • Kris Zabrensky
    Benefactor: St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church
    Kris's project was to refurbish the former "Groom's Room" at the church into a formal storage room for the alter clothes and other church vestments.
  • Michael Mallia
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, Berlin Park & Recreation
    Mike's project was to place "Town of Berlin Conservation Area" signs within the borders of every park in the town. He concentrated on trail heads and entrances of each park.

2008

  • Michael Spring
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, Berlin Park & Recreation
    Mike's project was to reconfigure the cart paths on the old Pistol Creek Golf course into handicap accessible walking trials. The marked, measured and cleaned the paths for the walker's use. Providing informational distance and directional signs.
  • Daniel Verheyen
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, Berlin Park & Recreation, Conservation Commission
    Dan's project consisted cutting a new loop trail on the new Sierra Ranch property which is a new town park in Berlin. This new trail will allow hikers to loop back to the main trial instead of going on to the adjoining private property.
  • Theo Szmerlo
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, Berlin Park & Recreation, Conservation Commission
    Theo's project was to cut and mark a trail in The Scheer property the new town park. Theo's crew both cut, blazed and secured trials for use by the people of the Town of Berlin. Theo's new trails will later connect with trails in some of the other town parks.
  • Joseph Salwocki
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, McGee Middle School
    Joe's project was to build 16 picnic tables for picnic area behind the cafeteria that serves as a "Senior Court" for the 8th graders for lunch and meeting purposes. This allows the 8th graders to have lunch or hold a class in the outdoors in good weather.
  • Dominic Fisher
    Benefactor: Berlin  Kensington YMCA
    Dominic's project was to refinish the storage cabinets in the YMCA program room and build a sand box playing area for the young children that attend pre-school there.

2007

  • Nicholas Haber
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, McGee Middle School
    Nick's project was to create an 18 X 36 foot picnic area behind the cafeteria that will serve as a "Senior Court" for the 8th graders for lunch and meeting purposes. The area was constructed with river stone with a cobble stone boarder. He constructed a privacy fence to hide the oil tank that abutted the area.
  • Ryan Gonzales
    Benefactor: Scared Heart Church East Berlin
    Ryan's project was to refinish the outdoor Stations of the Cross that bordered the parking lot at the church. He also refurbished the kneelers that were by each station.
  • Jonathan Galo
    Benefactor: American Legion Post
    Jon's project was to identify research and make a presentation to the State American Legion and State Veteran's Commission to obtain funds for new Grave stones for three of Berlin's Patriots that fought in the Revolutionary War and the war of 1812. Richard Hubbard, Seth Galpin and George Hubbard.
  • Michael Soneson
    Benefactor: American Legion Post
    Michael's project was to refurbish and rebuild the men's room in the American Legion Hall. The room was completely repainted and new wall board was mounted along with refitting all the bathroom fixtures.

2006

  • Kevin Ayotte
    Benefactor: The Friendship Center
    Kevin's project will be to build shelving at the friendship center to store donated food items for their use in cooking meals.

2005

  • Matthew Collier
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, Berlin Park & Recreation, Conservation Commission & Berlin Garden Club
    Matthew's project consisted of cleaning, reclaiming and constructing additional bird houses in the Marjorie Moore Bird Sanctuary area behind the Berlin Historical Society Museum. As an adjunct Matthew also arranged the cleaning on litter by the troop 24 scouts and scouters along New Britain Rd. and Farmington Ave., two major streets in town.
  • Michael Proffitt
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Berlin Park & Recreation
    Michael's project was to build and mount four bat houses for mosquito control around the fishing pond in Sage Park.
  • Brian Pollock
    Benefactor: Hungerford Park Nature Center
    Brian's project was to teardown, reconstruct and paint the fence around the main house at Hungerford Park Nature center house.
  • Mike Arciszweski
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Berlin Park & Recreation
    Mike's project was to cut a trail and cover it with wood chips, from the Park & Recreation Dept. office to the picnic area overlooking the Railroad Pond.
  • James Neurath
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Berlin Park & Recreation Dept
    James's project was to construct a picnic rest area complete with benches and a picnic table on a bluff overlooking the Railroad Pond near the Berlin Park & Recreation Dept. offices.
  • Kyle Barrett
    Benefactor: Berlin Lions Club & Town of Berlin
    Kyle's project was to repaint 65 picnic tables that were used by all the civic organizations that have food booths at the Berlin Fair.
  • Joe Delcegno
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Berlin Park & Recreation Dept
    Joe's project was to build and deliver 5 concrete benches to Bicentennial Park dog walking area to provide a rest area for the dog owners.
  • Jason Gworek
    Benefactor: Manes & Motion Therapeutic Riding Stables
    Jason's project was to construct a handicap parking area and parental viewing area for the parents while the handicap children ride horses.
  • Ron Chapman
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & South Kensington Fire Dept
    Ron's project was to rebuild the main access and Handicap ramp into the South Kensington Volunteer Fire Department's hall.

2004

  • Kevin Galotti
    Benefactor: St Gabriel's Church and Parishioners
    Kevin's Project was to recondition and refurbish the pews in St. Gabriel's church as well and painting windows and landscaping the front driveway.
  • Chris Ayotte
    Benefactor: Berlin & New Britain Senior Citizens
    Chris's project was to design and assemble senior citizen first aid kits to the seniors in Berlin & New Britain.
  • Patrick Roberts
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Town Engineering Dept.
    Patrick's Project was to mark the storm drains in a portion of the town with do not dump signs provided by the Town and Connecticut DEP.
  • Sean Haber
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Timberlin Hikers
    Sean's Project was to erect a steel bridge across one of the streams in Timberlin Park connecting the par with the Green Trail.
  • Bryan Nieman
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Berlin Little League
    Bryan's project was to design & build a landscape stairway down the hill, from the parking lot to Centurelli Field the Berlin Little League's Girl Softball Field.

2003

  • Arthur Williams
    Benefactor: Kensington Congregational Church
    Arthur constructed a patio sitting area using stone pavers beside the Kensington Congregational Church.
  • Zach Shapiro
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Bicentennial Park Hikers
    Zach's project was to clear and mark a hiking trail through Bicentennial Park. He also constructed and erected a sign with a map of the park and the hiking trails.
  • Kevin Bobrowski
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, Berlin Park & Recreation Dept & McGee Cross Country Team
    Kevin's project was to construct and cover with wood chips a trail used by the McGee Cross Country Team for their races.

2002

  • Stephan Weed
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Berlin High School Sr. Classes
    Stephen's project was to clean and refurbish the Berlin High School Senior Court area, complete with new landscape block planters trees and plantings.
  • Will Healey
    Benefactor: City of New Britain
    Will's project was to reclaim an overgrown educational nature trail near one of the elementary schools in New Britain.
  • Joe Lagosz
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Timberlin Hikers
    Joe's project was to reclaim and reconstruct 9 miles of the Blue trail that runs through Timberlin Park in to Southington.
  • Steven Galotti
    Benefactor: Hungerford Park Nature Center
    Steven's project was to construct nature blinds that allow for view wildlife in their natural surrounding.
  • Paul Marut
    Benefactor: City of New Britain
    Paul's project was to clean and remove evasive plants along the Willow Brook in Willow Brook Park.
  • Scott Potanka
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Berlin High's Unified Team
    Scott arranged a Unified Games Bowling Tournament complete with transportation for all the Unified Games participants

2001

  • Adam Roche
  • John Matulis
    Benefactor: Hungerford Park Nature Center
    John's project was to rebuilt and refloor some existing animal cages at Hungerford Park Nature Center.
  • Vinny Sharrard
    Benefactor: Hungerford Park Nature Center
    Vinny's project was to remove and rebuilt an existing animal shelter at Hungerford Park Nature Center.
  • David Nieman
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin
    David's Project was to clean, reclaim and construct a bird sanctuary in the Marjorie Moore Bird Sanctuary area behind the Berlin Historical Society Museum.
  • Nicholas Galotti III
    Benefactor: New Britain Youth Museum and Hungerford Park
    Nick's project was to design, develop, and build a website for the New Britain Youth Museum and Hungerford Park. As part of the project HTML was taught to other scouts and employees of the museum.

2000

  • Eric Rodgers
    Benefactor: New Britain Senior Center
    Eric's project was to build and install an informational web site for the New Britain Senior Center.
  • Thomas Satkowski
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin
    Tom's project was to refurbish the graves and gravesites in an older cemetery on Farmington Avenue.
  • Ben Watson
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin, Berlin Free Library
    Ben's project was to landscape the front and rear of the Library on Worthington Ridge.
  • Joe Tedone
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin & Town Engineering Dept.
    Joe's project was to stencil the storm drains in a portion of the town with do not dump notices.
  • Chris Wilson
    Benefactor: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
    Chris's project was to design and build the Prince of Peace perogi booth at the Berlin Fair.

1999

  • Shawn Cyr
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin
    Shawn's project was to reroof and refurbish the picnic pavilions in Timberlin Park.

1998

  • John Healey
    Benefactor: Hungerford Park Nature Center
    John's Project was to refresh and remark some of the existing trails at the Hungerford Park Nature Center.
  • Len Golas
    Benefactor: Hungerford Park Nature Center
    Len's Project was to refresh and remark some of the existing trails at the Hungerford Park Nature Center.

1997

  • Michael Prigodich
    Benefactor: Town of Berlin , St. Paul's Church
    Michael organized and ran a Bicycle Rodeo for the children of the Town of Berlin.
  • Ken Kulas

1984

  • Greg Szczepanik

1982

  • Patrick Buckley
  • Joseph Tirinzoni

1981

  • Mark Sonsen
    Benefactor: St. Paul's School
    Mark's project was to refinish the Stage in the Gym at St. Paul's Jr. High School.

1978

  • Greg Soneson
  • Peter Tirinzoni

1977

  • David Ulkas

1971

  • Tom Zesk

1975

  • Joseph Kierwiak

1974

  • Tom Cosgrove
  • Tim Cosgrove
  • Donald Yuniskis

1971

  • Jim Bober
  • Tom Bober

1970

  • Mark Bennett
  • Mark Brester

1969

  • Robert Ulkas
  • William Mayer
  • Michael Mayer

1965

  • Gary McCahill
  • Rich McCahill

1963

  • Robert Sampl

1962

  • Peter Maloska
  • Don Peronace

1961

  • Edward Maloska
  • William McCormack

1960

  • Joseph Klewicki

1957

  • Roger Naldi

1956

  • Edward Buzanoski

1954

  • Lee Michael Robinson

1946

  • William Bolles

1944

  • William Hoppe