This week’s Eagle Scout Spotlight is with Inaugural Female Eagle Scout Kathryn Block. Kathryn earned her Eagle at the age of 12 from troop 514 of Discovery Bay. A passion for horses naturally leads to her favorite merit badge being Horsemanship. Kathryn is also joined in the Eagle’s nest by her brother.
Are there other Scouting or Non-Scouting awards or recognitions you would like to mention?
- Order of the Arrow
- Arrow of Light
- Delegate to the State (California)
Tell us a little bit about you…
Where do you reside? Discovery Bay California
Are you still active in Scouts? Yes.
Are other members of your family involved in scouting, are any of them Eagle Scouts?
Yes, my brother is an Eagle Scout.
Where do/did you attend school or plan to attend?
I go to Excelsier Middle School.
When and where do you earn your Eagle Scout?
How old were you? 12
What unit, city, council did you earn your Eagle in?
Troop 514, Golden Gate Area Council, Discovery Bay
What did you do for your Eagle Project?
A Canned food drive for the White Pony Express.
The White Pony Express’s mission is “to help eliminate hunger and poverty by delivering the abundance all around us to those in need – with love.” Learn more about the White Pony Express on their website whiteponyexpress.org.
Did you have a favorite merit badge(s)? Did any merit badges(s) lead to a hobby or profession?
Horsemanship Merit Badge. I ride horses every week.
What does being an Eagle Scout mean to you? What does it mean to be a part of the Inaugural class of Female Eagle Scouts?
It means that now I am expected to be able to keep helping people.
What is the greatest personal asset you developed while earning your Eagle Scout or from being an Eagle in the greater community? How has this asset contributed towards personal fulfillment and success in your professional or personal life?
I have learned to focus more. I thad happened me with sim and school.
If you could add a thirteenth point to the scout law, what would it be?
I think flexible is a good one to add because a scout has to be flexible and change there schedule.