Scouting News: LA teen receives Girl Scout awards


Los Altos resident Elizabeth Barnett, 14, recently received the Girl Scouts Silver Award and the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

Barnett is a member of Los Altos Girl Scout Troop 60321, under the leadership of Leslie Carmichael, Kim Donovan and Judy Zellers.

Scouting News: Troop 87 Scout earns Eagle rank


A member of the Mountain View Buddhist Temple-sponsored Boy Scout Troop 87 recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts.

Paul D. Young of Sunnyvale, son of Renee and Rick Young, served under the leadership of Scoutmaster Jeff Sato. He began his Scouting career as a 5-year-old Tiger Cub in Pack 462, transferred to Pack 87 and continued up the ranks to achieve the Arrow of Light – the highest Cub Scout award – before bridging to Troop 87.

Noteworthy: El Camino Hospital appoints new CIO

El Camino Hospital in Mountain View recently appointed Deborah Muro its new chief information officer.

Muro joined the hospital as associate CIO in 2014.

Noteworthy: Local students win DAR essay contest

Courtesy of Joan Pampeyan
Daughters of the American Revolution honored writers, from left, Jack Reilly, Divya Sundar, Namrata Nair and Chloe Nguyen.

The Los Altos Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors an annual essay contest for students on a topic related to American history.

This year, the 100th anniversary of World War I, students were required to imagine that they were living in 1918 and write on the topic “World War I: Remembering the War to End All Wars.”

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