Eagle Scout candidate beautifies greenhouse, garden for hospital

ByWest University Examiner
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Caleb Tewolde, Eagle Scout candidate Justin Campbell, Shannon Norwood, Malik Wright and Philip Prater take a break from cleaning up and painting the greenhouse.

TIRR Memorial Hermann's greenhouse recently received a much-needed makeover courtesy of a group of hard working Boy Scouts associated with Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts of America Troop 1985.

Eagle Scout candidate Justin N. Campbell along with fellow Boy Scouts, family and friends engaged in a daylong effort cleaning, organizing and painting the greenhouse and garden areas - commonly used as therapy for patients undergoing rehabilitation for spinal cord, brain and other injuries.

The area is also used for staff activities as well as a peaceful space for families and patients to relax and visit.

"I know the staff is busy working with patients so they may not always have the time to dedicate to maintaining the greenhouse and garden area," said Campbell, a 17-year-old Westbury High School junior. "So I saw this project as a way to help the staff to have a beautiful space to help patients rehabilitate from devastating injuries. I really appreciate TIRR Memorial Hermann for agreeing to let me do this project.

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