Boy Scout creates Grove Nature Trail
Fort Bend Christian Academy’s Nathan Taylor constructed the Grove Nature Trail for his school as part of a Boy Scout project.
Superintendent Norm Slosted said, “The nature trail is such a testimony to Nathan’s dedication to excellence. Nathan continued to refine and expand his original plan,” he continued, “and the result is a beautiful nature retreat.
Science teachers use it extensively for environmental science exploration withour elementary students.”
SCHOOL: Fort Bend Christian Academy, Sugar Land
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: “I constructed The Grove Nature Trail, an Eagle Scout Project (Boy Scout Troop 1248) for Fort Bend Christian Academy. The trail is a further development of the wooded area behind the school and meant as an extension of the existing amphitheater outdoor classroom venue for science and visual arts classes.”
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES: Student Leadership Community; National Honor Society; ASL Club; Boy Scout Troop 1248; varsity football; track and field
FAVORITE CLASS: Physics
FAVORITE WEBSITE: “Google News – I like to know what’s going on in the world.”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Right now, ‘White Collar’ or ‘Suits’ on USA Network – they’re great shows.”
FAVORITE BOOK: “Bernard Cornwell’s ‘The Saxon Stories’ series. This is the best historical fiction I’ve read.”
AMBITION: “In the future, I can see myself going on the engineering path and doing something in that field.”