Eagle Scout Michael Fibich hikes the Appalachian Trail

Nineteen year old, Michael Joseph Fibich, III thru hiked the entire Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine, 2,189.9 miles this summer in 3 months time. Ordinarily, it takes 5 to 7 months to accomplish this, and only one out of 4 people who attempt it, actually complete it! It is more of a mental challenge than even a physical challenge. His determination, grit and perseverance in this endeavor carried him thru. Michael is a Sophomore at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, where he is on a pre med track. He is from Katy, Texas, Troop 1103 and originally started his Boy Scout career in Lake Charles, Louisiana with Troop 107. His love of hiking came from scouting and his many adventures at Philmont Scout Ranch. He graduated from Seven Lakes High School in 2017.