Hey, Murphy awarded rank of Eagle Scout

Andrew James Hey
Andrew James Hey

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

Andrew James Hey, 17, is a senior at Tates Creek High School. He is a member of Troop No. 93, sponsored by Cathedral of Christ the King. He is the son of James C. and Colette M. Hey of Lexington.

For his Eagle Scout project, Andrew revitalized the fenced cemetery plot, thought to belong to family of Henry Clay, adjacent to the cottage in The Old Episcopal Burying Ground in Lexington.

Andrew is in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program at Tates Creek. In addition to earning his Eagle Scout Award, he was selected to the University of Kentucky's Area Health Education Center five-week Summer Enrichment Program in summer 2012 and to the Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program in 2013.

Zach Murphy, 17, is a senior at Lafayette High School. He is senior patrol leader of Troop No. 103, sponsored by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.

Zach is the son of Jeff and Amy Murphy of Lexington.

For his Eagle Scout project, Zach built a bench and picnic table, installed and painted a handicapped parking space, and painted the front porch at Calvary Cemetery.