Kendall Robinson, of Beverly, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in August. He is a member of Boy Scouts Troop 607 at Bethany Union Church.
Robinson’s Eagle project, “Restoration Resurrection,” involved the restoration, painting and cleaning of storage and classroom space at Resurrection Lutheran Church, where he is a member. Robinson provided leadership on this project that required over 160 hours of work by a group of Scouts, other youths and adults.
Robinson began his Scouting journey in Cub Scout Pack 3607 at Bethany Union as a Tiger Cub.
Robinson was an active Cub Scout, earning his Arrow of Light Award while also busy auditioning and acting in plays at the Beverly Arts Center and at Clissold Elementary School.
He continued his interest in the arts, attending the Chicago High School for the Arts, where he appeared in performances yearly and was a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.
Robinson became a member of Troop 607 in January 2014. He became known for entertaining while traveling to monthly camping trips, while camping and while performing his tasks with musical renditions of popular songs from many genres past and present.
Robinson also used his musical skills in helping the troop compose skits and songs to be performed at the annual Owasippe Scout Reservation closing campfires.
Robinson has held leadership positions of senior patrol leader and troop guide. On June 1, 2016, he was elected to the Boy Scouts’ National Honor Society, the Order of the Arrow, at Owasippe Lodge.
He became an active chapter member later becoming a Brotherhood Member, serving as a vice chief of the Mantowagan and Ehaluscit chapters, representing them at the lodge executive committee meetings and participating in the merging of four lodges, resulting in the new lodge, Takhone.
Robinson attended the Boy Scouts’ spring and fall conclaves and winter Council of Chiefs. He improved his leadership skills by attending the National Leadership Seminar and received the honor of the order’s highest level of membership, the Vigil Honor.
Robinson was selected to work on the Owasippe Camp staff and culminated his first time on staff by being chosen as the Camp Wolverine Youth Staffer of the Year.
Robinson will continue his education at Webster University, in St. Louis, Mo.