Join Our Mailing List!
Latest News:
Baldwin Holiday Festival Set For December 6 -- "Celebrate the holiday season at the annual Baldwin Holiday Festival on Friday, ..." -- 09 November 2019
South Park Historical Society to Hold ‘Oldies ... -- "The South Park Historical Society’s annual ‘Oldies Dance ..." -- 09 November 2019
South Park Historical Society November News -- "Dedicated to the preservation of the history of southwestern Pennsylvania, the ..." -- 09 November 2019
Peters Township Recreation Center Upcoming ... -- "The Peters Township Recreation Center, located at 700 Meredith Drive, Venetia, ..." -- 09 November 2019
PIC Offering Free CDL Training to Young Adults -- "The Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC) has been ..." -- 09 November 2019
Nov 2019 NEWS FROM THE DONORA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ... -- "We Can Do It! WWII World War II Vets Needed to Discuss their Experiences at ..." -- 09 November 2019
Bethel Art Guild to Hold Its Christmas And ... -- "The Bethel Art Guild will hold its Christmas and Holiday Meeting and ..." -- 09 November 2019
Whitehall Public Library Will Host Author Kathryn ... -- "Join the Whitehall Public Library for a presentation – ‘The Saint's ..." -- 09 November 2019
Volunteers Needed To Deliver Meals in Donora and ... -- "Do you have a few hours a week to spare for a worthwhile cause?" -- 09 November 2019
WQED Brings Exclusive Documentary Screening on ... -- "Panel Discussion Includes Guests from the Department of Defense and Crash ..." -- 09 November 2019

Local People

By Paul Chasko

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Matthew Metrovich was acknowledged as having completed all the requirements of the Eagle Rank at a Court of Honor conducted in the First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville.

ES3
Matt Metrovich admires his Eagle Badge after being pinned by his mother, Linda

Present at the ceremony were members and leaders of Troop 1452, sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville, members of Matt’s family, and many friends. Also present were Union Township supervisors Steve Parish and Paul Chasko; a staff member of State Representative Rick Saccone; Washington County Commissioner Larry Maggi; and PA State Senator Camera Bartolotta, who each presented certificates of recognition of Matthew’s scouting achievements.

As part of the Court of Honor ceremony, the leaders of Troop 1452 attested to Matthew’s completion of all the requirements and ranks to make him eligible for the Eagle Award, including earning 35 merit badges that qualified him for the Star, Life and Eagle ranks. They also attested that he had successfully passed an Eagle Board of Review, conducted this past April.

Every aspiring Eagle Scout must complete a significant community service project. As his project, Matt chose to renovate the parking area of Wright’s United Methodist Church in Venetia. The project consisted of the design and layout of the parking area, including the construction and installation of concrete tire bumper stops with designations for handicapped parking, adding air conditioner security posts, and an overall cleanup of the parking area.

The Eagle Scout badge was presented to Mrs. Metrovich by Scoutmaster Andrew Sneed. Mrs. Metrovich, in turn, pinned the badge to Matt’s shirt. After receiving his badge, Michael presented his mother Linda and father John with memento pins of the Eagle ceremony, after which all present offered their congratulations.

Matt resides with his family in Union Township and is now involved in the part-time operation of his photography business.

RealEstate270x64

 

MESSENGERWEBAD

Pizza Station

PaVendors-web-ad

Mon Valley Hospital

  • Prev
  • Featured Advertisers
Scroll to top