Christopher Tinneny transitions into the Boy Scout

Photo: Front row Chris’s little brother Alexander, Chris and his mother Jennifer. Back row his Dad Matt, grandparents Lee & Rich Tinneny.   Courtesy of Jennifer Lea.

April 2012, Christopher Tinneny transitioned from Webelo to Boy Scout at a ceremony conducted at Lake Carolina Elementary School, Richland County, South Carolina. He completed the cub and webelo scout programs in one year. At the ceremony he was presented the hand carved wooden plaque with the arrow of light symbol, the neckerchief and number patch of troop 287 the boy scout troop he transitioned into. Troop 287 meets at Saint John Neumann Catholic Church in Columbia, South Carolina. Chris continues a long tradition of Tinnenys in scouting including his father, his namesake his uncle Chris, his uncle Pat, his grandfather and his great grandfather John P. Tinneny.

Chris is the son of Matt and Jennifer Tinneny and the great-great-great grandson of Patrick “Yankee Pat” Tinneny of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh Northern Ireland, Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA.



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