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By Anthony Clark Carpio | October 4, 2013
Typically when a Life Scout sets out to do an Eagle Scout project, it is generally some sort of construction-related endeavor. Mitchel Anderson installed creative bike racks near the Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguards headquarters, and Ken Gironda built a much-needed patio awning for the Brothers of St. Patrick in Midway City. But Life Scout Quinton Fults decided to take an unconventional route and organize a variety show. The 17-year-old senior at Brethren Christian High School, in Huntington Beach, who dabbles in bluegrass music and magic, wanted to do something more creative and more in his wheelhouse.
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By Anthony Clark Carpio | July 11, 2013
About a month ago, Life Scout Mitchel Anderson installed 10 new bike racks near the Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguard Headquarters. With help from his parents, friends, the junior guard coordinator and city employees, the 15-year-old from Huntington Beach High School was able to install five U-shaped racks near Kokomo's Surfside Grill and five surfboard-shaped racks near the junior guard building. He will be dedicating the racks July 12 to the city and those who helped him. "Everybody thought they were just an art piece.
FEATURES
June 28, 2007
The city of Huntington Beach recently honored two Marina High School students ? Stephanie Lucas and Tyler Briscoe ? with the Youth Character Award at a City Council meeting June 11. In cooperation with the national Character Counts Coalition, the award is given to students who show outstanding character. Lucas was editor of Marina's newspaper, student representative to the HBUSD Board and Education Foundation, participated in Model United Nations, and will be attending UCLA.
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By Beau Nicolette | December 23, 2013
After nearly 10 years as a Boy Scout, Chad Dominguez stood in front of more than 200 people on Sunday to receive the highest rank in Scouting - Eagle Scout. Becoming an Eagle Scout is no easy task, but for Dominguez and his family, the recognition that came with this Eagle Court of Honor ceremony was extra special. Dominguez, who is 25, has Down syndrome. His Scoutmaster, Dennis Moder, said the tear-filled celebration held added importance because it is rare for a Scout with special needs to reach the rank of Eagle.
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By Candice Baker | August 13, 2009
A funeral will be today for a 17-year-old Huntington Beach boy who died after falling off the roof of a moving car Friday night. Christopher Michael Hernandez II was a guitar-playing Honor Roll student at Servite High School in Anaheim, and would have been a senior this year. He earned his Eagle Scout award in March. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 8345 Talbert Ave. Following the Mass, the burial will be at Good Shepherd Cemetery, 8301 Talbert Ave. “Always humble, always treating others with respect and kindness, Chris graced Servite with his intelligence, determination and musical talent.
NEWS
January 20, 2005
Jarrid Johnson, of Huntington Beach, was selected as a January student of the month at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana. Johnson is an honors and advanced placement student who maintains a 3.90 GPA while being active in community service and athletics. Johnson participates in the school's Campus Ministry, taking part in leadership camps and community outreach projects. He also volunteers his time to feed the homeless through Mater Dei's Lions Share program.
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June 5, 2003
Seven earn the rank of Eagle Scout Seven Boy Scouts in a small Huntington Beach troop earned their Eagle Scout rank. "I've seen them mature, learn to get along and to lead," said Jeannie Chow, member of the troop's parent committee. To earn such an honor, the boys had to earn 21 merit badges, fulfill community service requirements and demonstrate the characteristics and special qualities of a Boy Scout, she said. Those honored were Drew Peterson, Matthew Knust-Graichen, Brian William Webb, Matthew Dean, Tim Chow, Jack Hauck and Michael Maghy.
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By Beau Nicolette | December 23, 2013
After nearly 10 years as a Boy Scout, Chad Dominguez stood in front of more than 200 people on Sunday to receive the highest rank in Scouting - Eagle Scout. Becoming an Eagle Scout is no easy task, but for Dominguez and his family, the recognition that came with this Eagle Court of Honor ceremony was extra special. Dominguez, who is 25, has Down syndrome. His Scoutmaster, Dennis Moder, said the tear-filled celebration held added importance because it is rare for a Scout with special needs to reach the rank of Eagle.
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By Anthony Clark Carpio | October 4, 2013
Typically when a Life Scout sets out to do an Eagle Scout project, it is generally some sort of construction-related endeavor. Mitchel Anderson installed creative bike racks near the Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguards headquarters, and Ken Gironda built a much-needed patio awning for the Brothers of St. Patrick in Midway City. But Life Scout Quinton Fults decided to take an unconventional route and organize a variety show. The 17-year-old senior at Brethren Christian High School, in Huntington Beach, who dabbles in bluegrass music and magic, wanted to do something more creative and more in his wheelhouse.
NEWS
By Anthony Clark Carpio | July 11, 2013
About a month ago, Life Scout Mitchel Anderson installed 10 new bike racks near the Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguard Headquarters. With help from his parents, friends, the junior guard coordinator and city employees, the 15-year-old from Huntington Beach High School was able to install five U-shaped racks near Kokomo's Surfside Grill and five surfboard-shaped racks near the junior guard building. He will be dedicating the racks July 12 to the city and those who helped him. "Everybody thought they were just an art piece.
NEWS
By Candice Baker | August 13, 2009
A funeral will be today for a 17-year-old Huntington Beach boy who died after falling off the roof of a moving car Friday night. Christopher Michael Hernandez II was a guitar-playing Honor Roll student at Servite High School in Anaheim, and would have been a senior this year. He earned his Eagle Scout award in March. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 8345 Talbert Ave. Following the Mass, the burial will be at Good Shepherd Cemetery, 8301 Talbert Ave. “Always humble, always treating others with respect and kindness, Chris graced Servite with his intelligence, determination and musical talent.
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By Karen Guthorn | August 5, 2009
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FEATURES
June 28, 2007
The city of Huntington Beach recently honored two Marina High School students ? Stephanie Lucas and Tyler Briscoe ? with the Youth Character Award at a City Council meeting June 11. In cooperation with the national Character Counts Coalition, the award is given to students who show outstanding character. Lucas was editor of Marina's newspaper, student representative to the HBUSD Board and Education Foundation, participated in Model United Nations, and will be attending UCLA.
NEWS
By: Andrew Edwards | September 4, 2005
The size of the crowd was a tribute to Brian "Bubba" Kapko's life. About 850 people joined Kapko's family at the Newport Mesa Christian Center on Saturday for a memorial service to remember the former Estancia High School football standout. But the gridiron was only one part of the young man's 19 years. Beyond sports, Kapko was honored for his friendships and deep religious faith. "I look back on his life; he was an eagle," said Brian Stair, youth leader at Harbor Light Church.
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By: Elia Powers | August 18, 2005
A fatal accident at the 2005 National Scout Jamboree has put safety on the minds of a Newport Beach Boy Scout leader and his troops who attended the 10-day event. On the opening day of the Jamboree, held at an eastern Virginia Army base, three Alaska Scoutmasters and a camp ranger were killed when a dining tent pole they were raising apparently came into contact with a power line. The electrical accident occurred on the morning of July 25, about half an hour before National Jamboree Troop 834 arrived at the base.
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