Luke joined Troop 17 in May 2009. After completing Webelos, he crossed over from Pack 489, which meets at Conway Elementary School.
Luke joined Troop 17 when he was in the sixth grade. His first leadership position was as a Patrol Leader for Moose Patrol. He served in that position for one year, and was then promoted to Senior Patrol Leader and then Junior Assistant Scoutmaster.
In recognition of his camping and leadership skills, Luke was elected by his fellow scouts in 2012 to the Order of the Arrow; scouting’s national society for scout honor campers. He has since gone on to achieve Brotherhood Honor; the second highest level in the Order of the Arrow. Luke earned his Eagle in October 2015.
Luke participated in 140 nights of camping with the troop, and attended five long-term summer camps. During the summers of 2012 and 2015, he was a member of two backpacking treks with Troop 17 at Philmont Scout Ranch – scouting’s high adventure ranch in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northeast New Mexico. In 2013, Luke was awarded Honor Camper in 2012; Troop 17’s award for Scout of the Year.
For his Eagle service project, Luke enlisted numerous scouts and others to build a gazebo for the Soulard Restoration Group in the City of St. Louis. This was part of a park beautification project in the Soulard area, which took several weekends to build and a lot of coordination with the SRG.
Luke is a Senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School where he was a member of the Varsity Football Team. He played football since the eighth grade. His awards included First Team All Conference and Defensive Player of the Year. In 2015, Luke received the Ed Velton Award for Ladue’s Outstanding Player of the Year. Luke is First Chair Tenor Sax in the Ladue Symphonic Band, and also plays Electric Bass.
Luke is an avid Ultimate Frisbee player, and as an inaugural member was instrumental in getting this sport formed as an official club at Ladue High School. In just their second season, the team qualified and participated in the State Tournament.
Luke’s plans to attend Marquette University for a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Luke was awarded an ROTC scholarship, with sights on becoming an officer in the US Army.
Luke Dibler —
Leader… Order of the Arrow… Athlete… Musician… Honor Camper… Eagle Scout
TROOP SEVENTEEN IS MIGHTY PROUD OF LUKE DIBLER