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Christopher Lamar Jenkins

Christopher Lamar Jenkins

Teen earns Eagle Scout rank

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Christopher Lamar Jenkins recently was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

Jenkins is a member of Boy Scout Troop 7 of First Presbyterian Church in Rocky Mount. He is the son of Chester and Bobbie Jenkins of Memphis, Tenn., and Randy and Kathleen Mitchell of Rocky Mount.

He is a 2014 graduate of Rocky Mount Academy. For his Eagle Scout project, he chose to build a storage shed to house a tractor at Fellowship Church in Nashville, where he is a member.

Jenkins has been awarded a scholarship to Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn., where he plans to major in mechanical engineering with a minor in aviation science.