Jordan Howells, a member of East Petersburg Troop #33 of the Boy Scouts of America, has earned his Eagle Scout Award. Howells was honored at a ceremony that took place on July 23, 2016, at Hempfield United Methodist Church, where he is involved with the youth group and tech team.
Jordan is the son of Richard and Susan Howells of East Petersburg and brother to Noah, who is also a Boy Scout.
Jordan began his involvement in scouting with Cub Scout Pack #133. He earned the Arrow of Light award on January 10, 2010. He later joined Troop #33.
He has held numerous leadership positions during his years in scouts, including Den Chief, Bugler, Assistant Patrol Leader, Senior Patrol Leader and Order of the Arrow Representative. He earned 31 merit badges to earn that award. Jordan is also a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow who attended the 100th NOAC (National Order of the Arrow Conference) in Michigan in August of 2015.
For his Eagle Scout project, Jordan led a team to repair, paint and whitewash a 200-foot-long stone wall and fence in front of the Brick Farmstead at Landis Valley Museum.
Jordan is a senior at Hempfield High School and a member of the Symphonic Band and Jazz Band. During the summer season, he swims for East Petersburg Swim Team. He will play water polo this fall. After graduation, Jordan plans to further his education in the field of music.
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