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.