John T. Roberts, 18, a graduate of Lexington Christian Academy, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. John is a member of Troop 473, sponsored by Southland Christian Church. He is the son of Donna and James Roberts of Nicholasville. For his Eagle Scout project, John planned and directed construction of collection boxes for used and worn American flags. The boxes were placed at locations in Jessamine County last summer. The project sponsor was VFW Post 10500. More than 700 flags have been collected and retired with honor. John plans to attend the University of Kentucky in the fall and major in secondary education.