eagle scouts

Area youth who have been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank a Boy Scout can earn.

June 23, 2014 

The following have been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank a Boy Scout can earn:

Bradley Baker, 18, a rising junior at Garrard County High School, is a member of Troop No. 180. He is the son of Barbara and David Baker. For his Eagle service project, Bradley renovated an outdoor classroom at Logan Hubble Park in Lancaster. Bradley is in the Garrard County High School Marching Band, is a firefighter at Garrard County District 1 and has been scouting since 2009, traveling as far as Montana.

Nathan Gillespie, 18, a graduate of Lafayette High School is a member of Troop No. 473, sponsored by Southland Christian Church. He is the son of Robin and Ernie Ellison. For his Eagle service project, Nathan constructed a 108-foot sidewalk made of pavers at the Hometown Manor Assisted Living Facility in Georgetown. Nathan has accepted an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Ty Greer, 16, a rising sophomore at Lafayette High School, is a member of Troop No. 41, sponsored by Immanuel Baptist Church. He is the son of Jim Greer and the grandson on Jean Rogers, both of Lexington. For his Eagle service project, Ty built an outdoor shelter for the soup kitchen and homeless shelter in Frankfort.

Daniel Robert Reeves, 18, a graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, is a member of Troop No. 279, sponsored by Beaumont Presbyterian Church. He is the son of Leigh Ann and Rob Reeves. For his Eagle service project, Daniel raised funds and built picnic tables that convert to park benches for the new Refuge for Women house in Harrison County. Daniel plans to attend the University of the Cumberlands in the fall to study music education.

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