Excerpt from mi-reporter.com
Three Mercer Island Boy Scouts, Nicolas Harper, Chase Shavey and Evan Liu, helped improve their local communities with Eagle Scout projects that gave back to places influenced by their youth.
Harper’s project renovated the playground at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Mercer Island where Troop 647 meets weekly. Shavey’s project remodeled the courtyard at Vision House in Renton. Liu’s project improved Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island, where he swam for more than nine years.
Harper, 18, led the playground renovation at Redeemer Lutheran Church on April 10. The project involved improving an existing playground by fixing swings, replacing rail tie borders, re-barking, and general cleaning. In addition, the project also included building and adding a new picnic table. The project helped the community as it serves as an outdoor playground for a day care center for younger children.
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