Thomas Booth, 17, the son of Jarrod and Lori Booth of Minden, recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Thomas is a homeschooled senior who is active in his church student ministry and a member of BSA Troop 34 and of Minden Junior Civitans.
For his project, Thomas planned, executed and directed the excavation of dirt and installing of railroad tie stairs and hand railing in the side of a hill at his church.
Thomas is dually enrolled at Northwest Louisiana Technical College in Minden and enjoys playing his guitar, hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends in his spare time when he is not working at his part-time job.
Thomas is the grandson of the late Reverend Harry L. Booth, Jr. and Barbara Booth of Homer and of Reverend Tom Bowles and Sharon Bowles of Springhill.