Lucas Zingmark became an Eagle Scout with Troop 5 on June 2. The Eagle Court of Honor led by Scoutmaster Steve Olson was held at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Zingmark, son of Dennis and Tammy Jo Zingmark, started as a Cub Scout almost 12 years ago and worked his way up the ranks. During that time, he attended scout camps at Shetek in Minnesota, Lewis & Clark in Yankton and Medicine Mountain in the Black Hills. He also attended an extreme outing in Colorado by hiking up to the top of Mt. Albert, the highest peak in Colorado. He went with Troop 5 to Maui, Hawaii, where they snorkeled, surfed on body boards and went sailing. He also visited Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu.
Zingmark's Eagle project was to build a Santa chair for the Chamber of Commerce's "Day with Santa." The chair can hold Santa and two others on the side, plus it's collapsible for easy storage. Thanks to help from Terry Zingmark, Larry Schwebach and fellow scouts Jordan Heim, Jesse Brown and Adam Aus, the project was completed in time and will be at "Day with Santa" this December.
"I enjoyed all that scouting had done for me," said Zingmark. "It taught me skills that I will always be able to use in the future, but it was the trips that were unforgettable. Climbing the mountains of Colorado, body boarding in Maui and visiting the USS Arizona in Oahu were definitely the highlights of my scouting adventure."