Teen attains rank of Eagle Scout

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Brandon Couch, 15, has attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in Boy Scouting. A member of Boy Scout Troop 107 in Citrus Heights, Couch will be a sophomore at Whitney High School this fall. For his Eagle project, Couch oversaw renovations at Lord?s Gym in Roseville. He installed a bike rack in the parking lot, purchased and installed wall safety padding for their basketballs courts and replaced an interior wall that had been damaged. He received no grants for the project and held fundraisers to cover the $1,200 in material fees. The son of Tom and Natalie Couch, he has lived in Rocklin for two years. An active member of Metro Calvary in Roseville, his leisure interests include playing acoustic guitar player and baseball. He has a brother, 13-year-old Jacob and a sister, 11-year-old Hannah. ?He has endured many challenges in his scouting career and has great leadership characteristics,? noted Natalie Couch.