McGillivray, Wesloh earn rank of Eagle Scout

Eagle Scouts

Robert Alan McGillivray of Lexington has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers. Robert, a member of Troop No. 473, was recognized in a ceremony April 21 at Southland Christian Church Chapel in Nicholasville.

Each Eagle Scout candidate must earn 21 merit badges and complete a community, church or synagogue-related service project to earn the rank. Robert chose to design and lead construction of shade and play structures at the Woodford Humane Society.

he has served as senior patrol leader, earned his Ad Altare Dei Religious Emblem and received Brotherhood in The Order of the Arrow.

Robert is a member of Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary and is active in the Fayette County Robotics Team at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, where he is a senior in the Math, Science and Technology Program. He is the son of James and Angelia McGillivray of Lexington.

Justus Wesloh of Middlesboro earned the rank of Eagle Scout on March 12. He is a member of Troop No. 544, sponsored by Binghamtown Baptist Church and is a senior at Middlesboro High School.

For his service project, Justus collected and repaired 17 bicycles and donated them to Middlesboro Church of God Mountain Assembly for distribution to underprivileged children.

Justus is a member of Future Business Leaders of America, having served as president of his local chapter for the past two years. He is also a member of the cross country and track teams and plans to attend the University of Kentucky in the fall.

He is the son of Eugene and Stephanie Wesloh of Middlesboro.