Three from local troop get Eagle Scout medals

Three young men from Pine Hill Troop 136 – Michael Barteld, John Cutsavage and Anthony Villari-Peters – recently received their Eagle Scout medals.

Barteld, 19, of Moorestown, has been a Scout for 11 years. His Eagle Scout project was to renovate the Moorestown Recreation Center. He and fellow Scouts and volunteers replaced siding, removed graffiti, painted and cleaned up around the building.

He graduated from Moorestown High School in 2010. He studies liberal arts at Burlington County College.

Cutsavage, 18, of Pine Hill, has been a Scout for 11 years. He is a member of St. Simon Stock Parish in Berlin. His Eagle Scout project was to make fleece blankets for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at Cooper Health in Voorhees. He and fellow Scouts, friends, students and neighbors made 52 blankets.

He is a senior at Pitman High School. He plans to attend college next fall.

Villari-Peters, 18, of Pine Hill, has been a Scout for 10 years. His Eagle Scout project was to make a dog run for the K-9 unit of the Pine Hill Police Department. He and fellow Scouts, relatives and friends laid concrete and put up a fence to give K-9 Cliff a place to run when the officer handling him went into the station.

He graduated from Overbrook High School in 2010. He is working to save for college.

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