Eight Boy Scouts earn Eagle rank

08/24/2014 8:00 PM

08/25/2014 4:32 AM

Eight Triangle Boy Scouts have attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouting.

• For his Eagle Scout project, Banner Knowles of Raleigh built a rolling storage cabinet for Underwood Elementary School in Raleigh. The cabinet is used primarily to store extra books from the school’s library.
• For his project, Butler Knowles of Raleigh built an outdoor informational kiosk for Durant Nature Preserve in Raleigh.

The kiosk provides maps and information on wildlife and upcoming events in the preserve.

Banner and Butler are recent graduates of Enloe High School in Raleigh. They are the sons of Andy and Melinda Knowles.

• For his project, Nate McClintock led fellow Scouts to build 16 bookshelves for Read and Feed, an organization that provides books, food and tutoring to children in Wake County.

Nate, the son of Robin Thomas and Joe McClintock, is a recent graduate of Sanderson High School. He is a member of Troop 314.

• For his project, Christian Daylon Price of Wendell designed, planned and provided leadership for the building and installation of a split-rail fence to divide the playground from the parking lot at Harper Park in Knightdale.

Christian is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd D. Price, III and a member of Boy Scout Troop 347.

Price attends Campbell University in Buies Creek and is a graduate of St. Thomas More Academy in Raleigh.

• For his project, Barrett Rokuskie of Holly Springs constructed a life-size wooden Erector Set for Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh.

Barrett is the son of Diane and Kevin Rokuskie.

He is a recent graduate of Cary Academy and a member of Troop 200.

• For his project, Jess Tart of Raleigh renovated a small garden and pond at Daniels Middle School in Raleigh. This area serves as an outdoor classroom for students as well as an area where teachers and staff members can relax.

Jess, a senior at Broughton High School in Raleigh, is the son of Frank and Leslie Tart.

• For his project, John Watters of Raleigh built two picnic tables for the concession stand area at the Broughton High School baseball field. John is a junior at the N. C. School of Science and Mathematics in Durham. He is the son of David and Charlotte Watters.

• For his project, Drake Yeboah of Hillsborough collected more than 250 DVDs and video games that were distributed at N.C. Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill. Drake, a recent graduate of Cedar Ridge High Hillsborough, is the son of Jayse Sessi and Siaw Yeboah.

He is a member of Troop 449.

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