Lehi Boy Scout builds trail to give kids easier access to school

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Lehi, Utah (AP) • At 15 years old, Ethan Blood’s Boy Scout sash sports an impressive number of badges, indicating his achievement with skills like cooking, camping, life-saving techniques and more. Earning all of those badges required time and dedicated effort — but Ethan has taken on more than ever before with his Eagle Scout project.

At first, Ethan thought he would raise a flag pole as a meaningful patriotic gesture. But then, his local church leader, who happens to be Dan Reeves with Perry Homes, offered up another idea: make a trail that would connect a subdivision in Traverse Mountain, Lehi, to the Ignite Entrepreneurship Academy.

Ignite Entrepreneurship Academy, located at 1650 W. Traverse Terrace Dr., is only accessible to kids in nearby neighborhoods who walk or whose parents drive them a mile and a half around to the school entrance. The other option is scaling a 50-foot cliff.

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