Scout makes wheelchair-accessible desks
by The Associated Press
February 02, 2014 12:00 AM | 707 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
PERRY — Morgan Carr, a 14-year-old Boy Scout representing Troop 550 in Warner Robins, has made the construction of wheelchair-accessible desks the focus of his Eagle Scout service project.

The service project is a major requirement for young men wishing to reach the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America. It calls for a service project that demonstrates leadership and benefits the community.

Earlier this month, Christy Jones, who teaches orthopedic impaired students at Houston County schools, delivered three custom-built desks to Perry High that were specifically designed for students who have cerebral palsy. A fourth desk was delivered to Bonaire Middle School for a student with muscular dystrophy.

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