John Sheek receives Eagle Scout award

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 23, 2018

John Sheek of Clemmons and a member of Boy Scout Troop 736 received his Eagle Scout award on Aug. 14 at Clemmons Civic Club. This is the highest rank in Boy Scouts.

Sheek, 15, is a rising sophomore at West Forsyth High School.

He has earned 31 merit badges and a bronze palm, along with the Eagle rank. He has served in the troop as chaplain for three years, patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader and is currently senior patrol leader.

Scott Binkley, assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 736, presented the award.

For his Eagle project, Sheek planned, renovated and built equipment for the playground at his church, Dulin United Methodist in Davie County. Members of Troop 736 assisted in the project.

Sheek is the son of Alex and Melinda Sheek of Clemmons. His grandparents are Charles and Alice Hendrix of Mocksville and Dick and Ann Sheek of Clemmons.

A reception followed the Eagle ceremony.