Tomczak earns Eagle Scout awardJoshua Tomczak, son of Mark and Dianne Tomczak received his Eagle Scout Award during a Court of Honor held May 19 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Superior.
Joshua Tomczak, son of Mark and Dianne Tomczak received his Eagle Scout Award during a Court of Honor held May 19 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Superior.
Now 15, he began scouting in first grade as a Tiger Cub Scout with Pack 221 at Great Lakes Elementary School. After receiving his Arrow of Light, he joined Boy Scout Troop 213 sponsored by the Brotherhood of Concordia Lutheran Church.
While a member of Troop 213, Josh has been assistant patrol leader, patrol leader, quarter master and assistant senior patrol leader. He has earned 28 merit badges and is a member of the Ka’niss Ma’ingan Lodge of the Order of the Arrow.
Josh’s Eagle Scout project involved filling in washouts on the Big Falls Trail at Pattison State Park. This required maneuvering wheelbarrows full of gravel up and down close to a half mile of steep trail.
A freshman at Superior High School, Josh is an honor roll student and a member of the Spartan football and baseball teams. He is a part of the Northland Foundation Youth Leadership that is doing a volunteer project for the Duluth Children’s Museum. He is a confirmed and active member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. He attends youth group at New Beginnings Church. Josh’s other hobbies include hunting and sports.
Josh’s future plans include continuing with Boy Scouts of America in attaining Eagle Palms. After high school graduation, he plans to attend college in the field of engineering.