Presidential Service Award Winner: Haley Short has earned the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for her 100 hours of work at the San Ramon Valley Historical Society and the Contra Costa Food Bank. She is a recent graduate of Monte Vista High School and will major in psychology at the University of Alabama in the fall. She is the daughter of Kim and Bill Short, of Danville.

High school seniors receive science award: High school seniors from Livermore and Tracy have been awarded Lawrence Livermore Laboratory's prestigious Edward Teller Science Scholarship. The awards, instituted in 2004 in honor of the late Dr. Teller, a renowned physicist and Livermore Lab co-founder, are given annually by the lab to graduating seniors who excel in science studies. This year's award winners are Livermore students Aubrianna Decker, of Livermore High School, and Steven Wang, of Granada High School; and Tracy students Chandler Chen, of West High School, Aditya Dutta Gupta, of Tracy High School and Natalie Pearlman, of Kimball High School. Each receives a scholarship of $1,000 toward a college education.

Contact Louise Hartman at 925-847-2111.