Published March 20, 2015
ATLANTA—Luke Palmer, Kevin Gage and Joe Fiorenza received their Eagle Scout Awards at a Court of Honor ceremony on Feb. 28 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.
Scout Troop 550, which is based at IHM Church, celebrated the three new Eagle Scouts with a ceremony and blessing at Mass.
The three Scouts earned the top honors in Scouting by completing their community projects. The trio has been Scouts together since first grade.
Palmer built a double rain barrel stand and rain barrels. The barrels hold water that students can use for a garden on the Immaculate Heart of Mary campus. He was mentored in woodworking by John Dembrosky, a fellow parishioner at Corpus Christi Church, Stone Mountain.
Gage and Fiorenza focused on helping sports teams at Lakeside High School in DeKalb County. Fiorenza built a stand for baseball fans at Lakeside High School. Gage built and organized storage units in the school’s pool area to store equipment and help the swim team.