Joey Fletcher has been awarded his Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America.
Joey, son of Lynette Fletcher of Modesto, is a member of Troop 146, sponsored by the Church of the Cross.
He started Scouting when he was 10 years old and in fifth grade. He is a junior at Stevenson School, plays water polo and lacrosse and is active in various clubs.
For his Eagle project, he painted speed bumps, curbs, security gates and posts at Modesto Christian School. Nine Scouts plus adult Scout leaders and parents were involved.