The residential street, Teton Court in Lone Tree, is home to eight Eagle Scouts, referred to now as the “Teton Eagles.” “Statistics show that …
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The residential street, Teton Court in Lone Tree, is home to
eight Eagle Scouts, referred to now as the “Teton Eagles.”
“Statistics show that only two out of every 100 young men who
enter scouting will ever reach the rank of Eagle Scout,” said Ann
Guerin, proud mom of two of those impressive statistics, Matthew, a
senior in high school and his older brother, Michael.
The other Eagle Scout in the Guerin’s family is the boy’s uncle,
Robert Bull of Dallas.
“I feel proud to come from a street full of Eagle Scouts because
I know that I will always have the others behind me,” Matthew said.
“And that I came from a group of great leaders and amazing
The Eagle Scout honor is considered the highest rank attainable
in the Boy Scouts program. To obtain Eagle Scout status,
requirements include earning at least 21 merit badges and
demonstrating scout spirit, service and leadership. This includes
an extensive service project that the scout plans, organizes, leads
Matthew’s project was at the St. Andrew United Methodist Church,
where he organized and led his friends, neighbors, church members
and fellow scouts in the making of two octagonal picnic tables.
At Matthew’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor celebration, his older
brother, Michael, officiated as the master of ceremonies. Michael
is a senior at Colorado State University and will graduate in May
with a major in chemical engineering. Michael wasn’t the only Eagle
Scout from Teton Court who made it back for the honor ceremony for
The first “Teton Eagle,” Jason Minutillo, is a graduate of Metro
State College of Denver and teaches at Thomas Jefferson High
School. Jeffrey Minutillo is a student at Metro State College of
Denver majoring in chemistry, with a concentration in forensic
Brockton and Broderick Sheard, also “Teton Eagles” are students
at Brigham Young University. Bretson and 1st Lt. Brandon Sheard
were not able to make the celebration.
In Matthew’s final year of high school, he can add Eagle Scout
to a long list of other accomplishments. Choir, marching band,
theater and various leadership awards at school and church. He
landed the lead role of Don in the play “Butterflies are Free” and
Tommy in the musical “Annie Get Your Gun,” among others.
“Getting my Eagle Scout is important because I know that
whatever I do in my career, I will use all of the leadership and
everyday skills I gained in scouting,” Matthew said.
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