Princeton High student builds bike ramps for special needs riders in Hillsborough


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William Paine Murray, who lives in Hillsborough but attends Princeton High School, earned the rank of Eagle Scout through Boy Scout Troop 1776 in Hillsborough.

William’s Eagle Scout project consisted of building 10 strider bike ramps for the local Special Olympics New Jersey cycling teams. The project took 156 hours and 28 volunteers to complete, according to a proclamation presented to William by the Hillsborough Township Committee on Oct. 27.

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William has served as a senior patrol leader, patrol leader, bugler, troop guide and skills instructor quartermaster, according to the proclamation.

He was the vice chief of membership in the Order of the Arrow Raritan Valley chapter, and is on the staff of the National Youth Leadership Training Conference.

He received the Patriots Path Council Meritus Action Award and the Raritan Valley District Boy Scout of the Year Award in 2018, according to the statement.

William is a member of the varsity swim team and track team at Princeton High, and plays trumpet in the Princeton High School Jazz Band. He participates in the Ethics Bowl, Latin Club and the Cycling Club.

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