DENNIS DOUGLASS of the Cal Ripken Baseball League; Darrell Orr, operations director of the town of Lisbon; and Zachary Walker-Elders, from left, pose near one of several equipment boxes that were constructed at the Lisbon ball fields last summer. Walker-Elders spearheaded the effort as part of an Eagle Scout community project.

DENNIS DOUGLASS of the Cal Ripken Baseball League; Darrell Orr, operations director of the town of Lisbon; and Zachary Walker-Elders, from left, pose near one of several equipment boxes that were constructed at the Lisbon ball fields last summer. Walker-Elders spearheaded the effort as part of an Eagle Scout community project.

LISBON — Zachary Walker Elders of Lisbon Falls, a senior at Cheverus High School in Portland, was officially awarded the rank of Eagle Scout by the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. In recognition of this outstanding accomplishment, an Eagle Scout Court of Honor was scheduled on Friday, June 1.

Walker-Elders has been a Scout since age 6, first as a member of Cub Pack 109 and then as a member of Boy Scout Troop 109 in Lisbon Falls.

He earned his Eagle rank in December 2012 upon completion of his Eagle Board of Review. The project he undertook to complete his Eagle Scout rank was to build equipment boxes and closets at several of the ball fields in town for the Lisbon Junior Athletic League. He recruited several boys and parents associated with Troop 109 to help him design, build, paint, roof and install the boxes for the local T-ball, softball, and baseball teams.

Walker-Elders has held many leadership roles with his troop, including Troop Patrol Leader, and has represented the Boy Scouts organization in community service, including his work with the Lisbon Area Community Outreach

(LACO). He has worked on the Aquatics staff at Camp William Hinds for the last two summers.

At Cheverus, Zachary has been on the math team all since his freshman year. He ran cross country and was on the swim team his junior year, and he looks forward to his third season on the sailing team this spring. He received special recognition after his freshman year for his performance in geometry, received recognition for in AP Environmental Science in 2012, and in the fall of 2012 for his top score on a national math test.

Walker-Elders has applied at several colleges and universities. He has been accepted to University of Maine’s School of Engineering and Hartwick College (N.Y.), and received word that he has been awarded a Naval ROTC scholarship. He is still waiting to hear back from other schools before make his decision about which college he will attend. He plans to study math and possibly engineering.

Zachary Walker-Elders is the son of Dawn and Jeffrey Walker-Elders of Lisbon Falls.