Township board recognizes teen for Eagle Scout accomplishment

Damion, right, receiving a copy of his resolution from Davison Township Trustee Travis Howell.

Damion, right, receiving a copy of his resolution from Davison Township Trustee Travis Howell.

DAVISON TWP. — The Board of Trustees held a special meeting Aug. 13 to pass a resolution recognizing 13-year-old Damion Michael Ketchmark for achieving his Eagle Scout rank.

Damion, an Eagle Scout with Troop 212 in Fenton, Rivers North District – Water & Woods Council, built four warming cubby units, consisting of 24 individual cubbies per unit, for a total of 96 individual cubby units for Catholic Charities Center for Home.

The warming cubbies will be used by homeless people at the shelter in Flint.

Damion said he earned his Eagle Scout Rank and more than 52 merit badges. He also held the positions of both Chaplain Aid and Patrol Leader, while maintaining and A/B average throughout middle school at St. John’s Catholic School, where he has attended since pre-school.

He will enter high school this fall at Powers Catholic High School. In addition to scouting, he also played three sports throughout his middle school career and is in practice for high school sports this summer. — G.G.

Damion Michael Ketchmark with the warming cubbies he built for Catholic Charities Center for Home. Photos provided

Damion Michael Ketchmark with the warming cubbies he built for Catholic Charities Center for Home. Photos provided