Hollenbeck

Matthew Dean Hollenbeck, the son of Dean and Sandy Hollenbeck, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which will be presented in Court of Honor ceremonies Jan. 19, at Northcreek Church in Walnut Creek.

He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 484, under the leadership of Scoutmaster Steve von Ehrenkrook.

For his Eagle Scout community service project, Hollenbeck created a relaxing landscaped area for Hospice of the East Bay in Pleasant Hill. It included refurbished planters, new plants and trees, benches and a solar water fountain.

During his Scouting career, Hollenbeck earned 35 merit badges, served as senior patrol leader, junior assistant Scoutmaster, quartermaster and chaplain aide.

Hollenbeck, 17, is a senior at Berean Christian High School in Walnut Creek, and a resident of Concord.