Grant Striegel earned his Eagle Scout Badge in March by building an Observation Platform at the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center in Grasonville. Miltec UV supported this project by providing Grant with the use of their engineering software program and facilities. Miltec is proud to be a part of this project, which will be utilized by many local residents and visitors to the area for years to come.
Question: Was this project a requirement for your badge?
Grant: Yes, I was tasked with constructing something that would help a local non-profit organization.
Question: Who came up with the idea?
Grant: The environmental center. I went to them and asked them what they needed.
Question: How long did it take to build the platform?
Grant: Over 500 hours, mostly all day on the weekends for about 3 months.
Question: How many volunteer worked with you?
Grant: Four to five volunteers each day for a total of about 12 different volunteers.
Grant has worked for Miltec UV in both the manufacturing and shipping departments this summer. He plans to intern with Miltec in the future when he returns to the Eastern Shore from college. He is attending Penn State, The Behrend College this fall. His father, Brian Striegel is the Miltec Sales Engineer in charge of estimating and quoting all custom jobs, as well as project management. We are very proud of Grant’s accomplishments, dedication and hard work.