accomplishments

Eagle Scout rank awarded. Nathan Clark Aepli, of Troop 36 under the leadership of Scoutmaster John Ahrendt, has earned his Eagle Scout badge. For his Eagle community project, Nathan planned and organized a book drive benefiting Heights Elementary School in Pittsburg. He collected 1,700 books for kindergarten through fifth grade. Nathan, the son of Brenda and Emmett Aepli, is a junior at Monte Vista High School.

Eagle Scout rank awarded. Donald P. Lofe III, of Danville, the son of Donald P. Lofe Jr., has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He is a member of Troop 805 under the leadership of Scoutmaster Ray Chan. For his Eagle community service project, Donald built six pieces of dog training/competition equipment for the Dublin/East Bay SPCA, which benefits the center by expanding opportunities for training classes and allows the dogs to become more active and social. This not only increases the quality of life for the dogs but increases the center's revenues.

Valley Stars is written by Louise Hartman. Contact her at 925-847-2111, by email at vtletters@bayareanewsgroup.com or send a fax to 925-847-2189.



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