eagle scouts

4 boys achieve Eagle Scout rank

June 8, 2011 

The following were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor given by the Boy Scouts of America:

■ Daniel Wilson Caudill, 15, is a member of Troop 111, sponsored by Meadowthorpe Presbyterian Church. A sophomore at Sayre School, Dan is the son of Dr. John L. and Molly L. Caudill of Lexington. Dan's Eagle Scout project was construction of a deck and staircase on the educational building for the Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth in Versailles. Dan is a member of the Order of the Arrow.

■ Grant Sparks, 15, is a member of Troop 1784, led by Scoutmaster Ted O'Canna and chartered by Pisgah Presbyterian Church. Grant, a sophomore at Woodford County High School, is the son of Steve and Mona Sparks of Versailles. Grant has been active in Scouts since first grade. In 2010, he attended the National Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., with the Blue Grass Council contingent. For his Eagle Scout service project, Grant repaired and refinished cabinetry for installation into a workroom for the children's department at Versailles Baptist Church.

■ Patrick Denney, 18, is a member of Troop 382, led by Scoutmaster Glenn Leach and sponsored by Crestwood Christian Church. Denney is a graduate of Woodford County High School and is the son of Randy and Shirley Denney of Versailles. For his Eagle Scout project, he designed and supervised construction of benches and stone steps for an outdoor amphitheater for All God's Children in Nicholasville.

■ Devin Beech, 18, is a member of Troop 382, led by Scoutmaster Glenn Leach and sponsored by Crestwood Christian Church. Devin, a graduate of Lexington Christian Academy, is the son of Lynn and Rebecca Beech of Lexington. For his Eagle Scout project, Beech designed and supervised construction of an outdoor amphitheater for All God's Children in Nicholasville.

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