Colin “Reggie” Rice, 18, of Gates Farm Rd. in Lebanon, received the Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank of Eagle Scout. Reggie, who graduated from St. Bernard High School in Uncasville on June 1st, completed all the necessary badges and ranks needed for Eagle. His leadership project was the building and stocking of new children’s reading libraries for the Holy Family Home & Shelter on Jackson St., and the Salvation Army “El Puente” program on Pleasant St. both in Willimantic. Together with fellow members of BSA Troop 34 in Windham Center, Reggie led the project by constructing book shelves, and writing letters to libraries and publishing companies asking for donated books. He received over 2,000 new and used children’s books, many were new books from publishing companies in New York and across the country. An Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held in September at Saint Joseph’s Church Hall in Willimantic. Reggie is a Scout of 11 years and he served in various positions, most recently as Senior Scout Leader. He achieved membership in the BSAFraternity Order of the Arrow in 2006. Reggie also served as an active member of Saint Joseph Parish, Willimantic, where he volunteered for many years as an alter server, and assistant catechist. Reggie is the son of Colin and Loretta Rice. He is attending Three Rivers Community College.