Pfantz attains Eagle Scout rank
On Aug. 8, 2010, Matthew Pfantz, age 15, son of Gene and Sarah Pfantz, became the latest Eagle Scout from Troop 599, chartered through St. John Lutheran Church in Merrill.
Matthew has completed a total of 21 merit badges so far. For his Eagle Project, he organized, planned and led the construction of five bench/gun racks at the Lincoln County Sports Club, to promote a safe environment for their shooting range, and the Lincoln County community. Lincoln County Sports Club is a huge supporter of the National Hunter Safety Program.
Matthew is currently the Senior Patrol leader for Troop 599 and a Brotherhood member of The Order of the Arrow, where he serves as the Chapter Elections Chair. Matthew is currently a sophomore at Merrill High School.