Five Eagle Scouts awarded

Braxton Rappleye, left, Parker Rappleye, Max Graf, Isaak Ogden and Mac Ogden receive their Eagle Scout awards in Richfield.

Five young men, including two sets of brothers, were awarded their Eagle Scout awards in the Richfield East Stake eighth ward. 

The group included Braxton and Parker Rappleye, Mac and Isaak Ogden and Max Graf. 

Braxton is a graduating senior at Richfield High School. He is involved in the football team, student government, National Honor Society and drama club. Parker, a sophomore at RHS participates in football, student government and drama. Together they decided to create sensory boxes, footstools, and toy boards for the Sevier School District special needs program in honor of their little sister.

Braxton and Parker are sons of Mark and JaLee Rappleye; and the grandsons of Kirk and Maridon Rappleye, all Richfield; and Lane and Leslie Abraham, Central Valley.

Mac Ogden, a sophomore at RHS is involved in cross-country and swim teams, as well as Future Business Leaders of America and NHS. 

Isaak, a freshman at RHS, is involved in the swim team and FBLA. Together the Ogden boys took blankets and clothing to an orphanage as well as organized a hygiene kit drive for people in Peru. While in Peru they were able to begin a project to bring water to the orphanage, which has now been completed and distribute their hygiene kits while teaching tooth brushing at schools in Peru with Revive Humanity.

They are sons of Jon and Jeanna Ogden; and grandsons of Dave and Lana Ogden, all Richfield; and Rick and Kathryn Robinson, Annabella.

Max Graf is a freshman at RHS and has participated in the cross-country, mountain bike, swim and track teams this year. 

Graf held a blanket drive and collected donations to purchase and make blankets for homeless families in Mexico. While there he participated in building a home for a family and was able to use donations from many Richfield families and Rotary International to purchase the water system and bathroom needed for the home. 

He is a son of Dave and Colleen Graf; and grandson of Richard and Polly Luekenga, all Richfield; and Jan and Gretchen Graf, Santa Clara. 

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