Darren built a spotlight tower for Mr. McGovern's
Black Box Theatre, who was a former Palo Alto High
School (PALY) teacher. It consisted of a 9x3x4
foot tower that could support 3 students' weight.
(see pictures below). The project took 201 hours
to complete. Darren used mainly non-Troop 57
laborers because the project provided for outside
volunteers (kids in his class). The budget was $1000
and Bruce Bower kindly discounted a large portion
of the materials. Darren suggests to Eagles-in-the-
making: "when doing the write up keep a very brief
daily diary of activities to refresh your memory
of what happened and when. Everything took planning."
Unfortunately, Darren's work left when Mr. McGovern