Matt Lay earns Eagle Scout Award

Matt Lay earns Eagle Scout Award Matthew Richard Lay, 14, son of Jessie and Dawn Lay, has earned his Eagle Scout Award.  Matt, is a member of Troop 362 of Beebe, AR; his scoutmaster is Mr. Lee Fonken.  Matt is the grandson of Richard and Marie Ouellette of Vermillion, and also the grandson of Jessie R. Lay and Francis L. Kirk of Beebe, AR. For his Eagle Project, Matt, along with 10 scouts and 11 adults, replaced all of the boards on four sets of bleachers at the Floyd Ball Park in Floyd, AR. They spent approximately 10 hours removing the old rusty bolts, and old broken and weathered boards.  The old boards were replaced with new treated boards, new nuts and carriage bolts.  The new bleachers are much safer and look wonderful.

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