Hillsborough’s newest Eagle Scout builds food donation boxes for area libraries

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Sahil Ravula, a junior at Hillsborough High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 89, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

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He was congratulated during the Hillsborough Township Committee meeting on Sept. 22.

Sahil’s Eagle Scout project consisted of building four food donation boxes for libraries in Hillsborough, Somerville, North Plainfield and Peapack & Gladstone, according to information provided by the township.

More than 16 children and adults from Troop 89 helped with the construction, which took over 100 hours to complete.

Sahil also served as librarian, patrol leader, outdoor ethics guide and troop guide.

Sahil is an active member of the Hillsborough High School volleyball team and was selected for the Johnson & Johnson Technology Awareness Program. He also initiated a Youth Leadership and Public Speaking Program at the Sri Venkateswara Temple and Community Center and has taught over 100 students, according to the statement.

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