Jacob Marshall, 16, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor given by the Boy Scouts of America.
He is a member of Troop 1789 and is a junior at Lafayette High School. He is the son of Lana and David Marshall.
For his Eagle Scout project, Jacob, with a group of about 18 boys and leaders of Troop 1789, built two large compost bins for La Roca United Methodist Church.
They also cleaned up the grounds of the church, including cutting up and throwing away brush debris.