BOE Honors Eagle Scout Eric Derco
Eric Lawrence Derco was recognized at the February 26, 2019 Manchester Board of Education meeting for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Although Eric attends the MATES academy, his home school is Manchester. He is a member of Troop 441.
For his Eagle project, Eric created a 400 square foot monarch butterfly garden at MATES. He said the garden contains 100 plants that are native to New Jersey. The garden has also been certified as a Monarch Waystation site.