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Two Lexington teens earn Eagle Scout ranking

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The following young men have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank a Boy Scout can attain:

William Ellis, 18, of Lexington was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on March 28. His Court of Honor was July 20. He is a member of Troop No. 382, sponsored by Crestwood Christian Church. He is a 2012 graduate of Lafayette High School and is a freshman at the University of Kentucky.

William joined the Boy Scouts as a Tiger Cub in first grade and as a Boy Scout earned The God and Country Award, membership in Order of the Arrow, and he served as a troop guide and senior patrol leader.William plans to pursue a forestry degree. He is the son of Tammy Ellis of Lexington and Bob Ellis of Eubank.

For his Eagle Scout leadership service project, William supervised the building of storage cubbies for use in the children's ministry at First United Methodist Church.

Craig Graves, 18, of Lexington was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on May 16. His Court of Honor was July 20. Craig is a member of Troop No. 382, sponsored by Crestwood Christian Church. He is a 2012 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

He is the son of Michael and Lora Graves of Lexington.

For his Eagle Scout leadership service project, Craig built bookshelves for the children's ministry at Crestwood Christian Church.

Craig is the sixth member of the Graves family to be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

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