David Bjerkaas recently achieved his Eagle Scout rank, the highest rank in Boy Scouting. Bjerkaas is a member of Boy Scout Troop 584 in Katy, which is sponsored by the Fellowship of Cinco Ranch.
For his Eagle Project, Bjerkaas led a group of 31 people from throughout the community in the construction of three sturdy picnic tables for Redeemer Community Church. This effort took 180 service hours.
Bjerkaas joined Cub Scouts as a second-grader in Pack 343 at Fielder Elementary. As a Boy Scout he has earned 79 merit badges, camped 197 nights, hiked 511 miles, and performed 217 hours of community service. Highlights from Scouting include two treks at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, attending the 2010 National Jamboree in Virginia, and sailing on a Seabase Bahamas Adventure.
Since earning his Eagle rank, Bjerkaas has served as a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster for his troop and earned four Eagle Palms. Bjerkaas is 16 years old and is a junior at Cinco Ranch High School. After graduation, he plans to attend college to earn a degree in Chemical Engineering.
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