Cousins earn Eagle awards in scouting

Cousins Benjamin Ewert and Matthew Ewert have both earned Eagle Scout awards.

The boys are members of Elm Grove Lutheran Troop 64.

Benjamin Ewert earned 34 merit badges, and participated in National Youth Leadership training. He served in a variety of leadership positions and earned his Eagle on Dec. 19.

Matthew Ewert earned 35 merit badges and participated in National Youth Leadership training and completed the requirements to earn the NYLT bolo award. He achieved several honors and advanced skills, and served in leadership roles. He earned his Eagle on Jan. 16.

Their separate Eagle Projects were within the Brookfield Village area at the Hoffman Street lot, which is the site of the newer farmers market. Ben constructed an enclosure for the outdoor portable toilet and Matt built a bridge over the creek.

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