Published 12:00 am Friday, April 20, 2012

Matthew Fleming earns Eagle

Matthew Alexander Fleming, 16, of Rockwell, is receiving his Eagle Scout Award today, April 22, 2012, at Christiana Lutheran Church, which sponsors Troop 317. The award is being presented by Scoutmaster Jeff Fleming.
Matt has earned 26 merit badges and is currently Junior Assistant Scoutmaster. He has also served as Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader and Senior Patrol Leader.
As a Cub Scout, he earned the Arrow of Light, and since graduating into Boy Scouts, has become a member of Order of the Arrow. Along with other members of Troop 317, he visited the National Scouting Jamboree at Fort AP Hill and has worked on numerous service projects in our community.
A sophomore at East Rowan High School, Matt is a member of Jr. Civitans, Dream Team and Drafting Club. He is also on the track and cross country team.
An active member of Christiana Lutheran Church, he participates in the high school youth group, is a youth service leader and has participated in many activities in the church.
For his Eagle project, Matt supervised fellow scouts and volunteers in the construction of a new porch and handicap ramp for the Fellowship Hall at Christiana Lutheran Church.
The son of Jeff and Angie Fleming of Rockwell, Matt is the grandson of Sherry and the late James Corriher of Cornelius and Ray and the late Deane Fleming of Salisbury.