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Young achiever: Andrew Horvath

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Andrew Horvath, 17, of Crescent attained the rank of Eagle Scout this summer.
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, 9:01 p.m.

Age: 17

Residence: Crescent

Family: Parents, Kathy and James Horvath; sister, Jessica, 31; brother, Dakota, 12

School: Junior at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School in Midland

Hobbies/interests: Andrew is studying the trumpet at Lincoln Park. He has been playing the instrument since he was about 4. When he's not studying music, Andrew likes to ride ATVs near his house.

Noteworthy: Andrew attained the rank of Eagle Scout this summer. For his project, Andrew and members of Boy Scout Troop 310 built a fire pit and benches for the youth group at the church he attends, Sharon Community Presbyterian.

Quote: “Fire brings everyone together. ... It relaxes you. It makes you feel at home and at ease. It feels easier to talk around a fire.”

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