Noteworthy: MVHS student serves on FEMA council


The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently named Los Altos resident Nico Bremeau to its Youth Preparedness Council.

Bremeau, a sophomore at Mountain View High School, holds an amateur radio license and volunteers with the Los Altos Amateur Emergency Radio Service. He is a Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 33, working on an Eagle Scout project sponsored by the Los Altos PREPARES program to establish a packet radio amateur radio station in his neighborhood and encourage youth participation with amateur radio.

Scouting News: Troop 88 Scouts awarded Eagle honors

Courtesy of Nathan Earl

Five members of Boy Scout Troop 88 received Eagle Scout honors Feb. 29. Pictured, from left, are Sean Blake, Michael Earl, Soren Robinson, McKellar Reed and Davey Staffanson. All attend Mountain View High School except Reed, who attends Pinewood School. Troop 88 is sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pacific Skyline Council.

Scouting News: Troop 33 names new Eagle Scouts

Courtesy of Julie Showalter
Troop 33 Eagle Scouts include, from left, Kolby Pham, Jamison DeAngelis, Andrew Showalter, Peter Arnold, Charles Crane and Justin Cai.

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 33 honored six new Eagle Scouts at a ceremony Jan. 5.

The new Eagle Scouts and their projects:

Pack visits Nature Gallery

Courtesy of Kumar Natarajan

Webelos II Scouts from Los Altos Pack 78 recently completed their Earth Rocks! merit badge at Nature Gallery in downtown Los Altos. The Scouts enjoyed learning about rocks, minerals, crystals and the many fossils in the store. Nature Gallery owner Carol Garsten and Dave Mrus, a “rockhound” and artist, led the activity.

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