Trevor E. Knopp has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program.
Knopp is the son of William and Lori Knopp of Kennewick. He is a member of Troop 126, chartered by West Highlands United Methodist Church in Kennewick
Knopp had to earn a minimum of 21 merit badges and show leadership by planning, developing and completing a community service project.
For his project, Knopp led a crew of volunteers in refurbishing the playground area and equipment for the Kennewick Seventh Day Adventist Church. It was funded by community donations and took 167 hours to complete.
He is registered as an assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 126 and intends to continue active participation in Scouting as an adult. He is considering a career in the military.
The rank of Eagle is earned by less than 6 percent of all youth who join Boy Scouts of America. In 2014, only 111 Scouts in the Blue Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America earned the award.