William Jacob Brookins, age 17, son of William and KayAnn Brookins of Lawrenceville, has earned the Rank of Eagle Scout. He was awarded the Eagle Scout Rank on August 24, 2013. He is a member of Troop 501, sponsored by McKendree United Methodist of Lawrenceville, GA. For his Eagle Project; William built a tack room and 30 horse hay holders for Bearfoot Ranch in Gainesville Ga . He also upgraded the lighting with energy efficient lamps and ballasts. Jacob has earned 21 merit badges and has held a variety of positions in his Troop: Senior patrol Leader (twice), Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Troop Scribe, Quartermaster and Troop Guide. He is currently a senior at Collins Hill High School. Congratulations Jacob!