Eagle Scout | Spotlights

Eagle Scout Spotlight is a weekly blog post highlighting individuals who have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Eagles are given a set of prepared questions in writing and they respond to them as they see fit.  Responses may be edited for spelling mistakes, but they are the words and thoughts of each Eagle Scout.

You will find the question asked in bold and the Eagle Scout’s response immediately below.

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Photo of Alexia Tzortzis

Alexia Tzortzis

Alexia Tzortzis earned her Eagle with Troop 402 of Lafayette, Calif., and is a student at Campolindo High School. She is a self-proclaimed plant nerd and comes from a large family of Scouters, including an Eagle Scout father, brother, and uncles, along with future Eagle Scout sisters.

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Matt Lindberg

Matt Lindberg

Matt Lindberg earned his Eagle with Troop 876 of Hayward in the legacy San Francisco Bay Area Council (SFBAC). While working as a staffer at Camp Royaneh, he was recruited to become an employee of then SFBAC and served as the Twin Valley District Executive. Matt continued in his District Executive role after the merger until his recent promotion to Program Director.

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Piper

Piper Dolnick

Piper Dolnick earned her Eagle with Troop 514G of Discovery Bay. Now a resident of Washington State, she has plans to study Genetic Biology. Today, Piper continues as an active member of Scouts BSA and the Order of the Arrow.

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Rick with Eagle Scout sons

Rick Pickering

Distinguished Eagle Scout Rick Pickering is currently the CEO of the California Exposition and State Fair and lives near Sacramento. He earned his Eagle Scout with Troop 89 of Pittsburg and is a Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow. In 2010 the Boy Scouts of America recognized him with the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. Rick served as an Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 941 of Pleasanton, where all three of his sons achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.

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Riley Lee

Riley Lee is a member of the Golden Gates Area Council’s Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts. She earned her Eagle at the age of 14 from Troop 514G of Discovery Bay. Riley is the second Eagle In her family, as her brother earned his Eagle in 2018. Away from scouting, she is an avid diver and competes for the St. Mary’s High School Varsity team and Delta Valley Diving Club.

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Euan at Lawrence Berkeley

Euan McManus

Euan McManus earned his Eagle with Troop 152 of Oakley, Calif. two months before turning 14 and is on a quest to earn every merit badge. He has attended World and National Jamboree and has visited Brownsea Island in the United Kingdom. Euan’s passion for STEM has led to him earning multiple STEM Nova and Supernova awards, provided him with an idea for his award-winning Eagle Project, a focus for study in college, and hopefully a career. Please enjoy this all-encompassing spotlight of Eagle Scout Euan McManus.

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