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Orange Beach council recognizes Garrett Ard for earning Eagle Scout distinction with reef project

May 20, 2020
Orange Beach council recognizes Garrett Ard for earning Eagle Scout distinction with reef project

About 15 miles off the coast of Orange Beach in nearly 90 feet of water sits an ambitious Eagle Scout project and an honorable family memorial. 

After four years and a lot of fundraising, Garrett Ard of Orange Beach completed his Eagle Scout project on May 7th as he watched Walter Marine, The Reefmaker, sink a 50-foot steel-hulled shrimp boat called Southern Heritage.