Favorite Sons & Daughters July 16-22

Sarah Deleon graduated with high honors from Southeast Career and Technical Academy on June 13 with a cumulative GPA of 4.25.

She received an advanced honors diploma, the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence, the Millennium Scholarship, a medal from The National Society of High School Scholars for academic achievement and excellence, a competency certificate in medical assisting, a competency certificate as a nursing assistant, mathematics, English, social studies and health occupation academic cords, and a student ambassador cord for outstanding performance.

Deleon will attend UNLV this fall and plans to major in biological sciences. She hopes to pursue a career in dentistry.

Deleon is the daughter of Jojo and Beth Deleon of Las Vegas.

Chase Dessauer, 18, has achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America.

For his Eagle project, he built a footbridge for scientists at Warm Springs in Moapa Valley.

He plans to pursue a career in marketing and will attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Dessauer is the son of Alan Dessauer and Anna Ruzicka.

Jesse Schofield, 17, has achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America.

He collected water, Gatorade, socks and backpacks for Las Vegas Street Teens for his Eagle project.

A 2013 graduate of Desert Oasis High School, Schofield was involved in soccer, lacrosse and was a theater tech.

He enjoys snowboarding and skateboarding in his free time.

He hopes to join the Air Force and would like to pursue a career as a firefighter.

Schofield is the son of William and Shelley Schofield of Las Vegas.

Dexxter Collins has graduated from basic military training at Air Force Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

A 2009 graduate of Shadow Ridge High School, Collins is the son of Bruce Collins of North Las Vegas.

David Arvizu has graduated from basic military training at Air Force Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

A 2007 graduate of Coronado High School in Henderson, Arvizu is the grandson of Betty Fisher of Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Prentice Caesar has graduated from basic military training at Air Force Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

A 2001 graduate of Chaparral High School, Caesar is the son of Beverly Caesar of Las Vegas.

Nicholas Price of Henderson has graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. Price majored in political science and Asian studies.

Janette Goering of North Las Vegas graduated from Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, with a bachelor’s degree in digital simulation and gaming engineering.

Tyee Charlton of Las Vegas graduated from Maryville University in St. Louis with a doctor of physical therapy degree from Maryville’s School of Health Professions.

Melissa Zigrosser of Las Vegas has graduated from the Administrative Information Management and Technology program at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y.

Metro Asst. Sheriff Brett Zimmerman on Aug. 8 officer-involved shooting
Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Sheriff Brett Zimmerman met with media Monday to discuss the details of the 14th officer-involved shooting of the year. (Madelyn Reese/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Matt Kelly Elementary School hosted its third annual Back-to-School Red Carpet Program
Matt Kelly Elementary School hosted its third annual Back-to-School Red Carpet Program where community and business leaders joined to welcome students back with an inspirational welcome. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye
Star Trek fans on show’s enduring popularity
Star Trek fans at the Star Trek Convention 2018 talk about why they think the show has stayed popular across the years Thursday, August 2, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Nonprofit provides clothing for homeless
Sydney Grover of Can You Spare A Story?, talks about how she founded the non-profit organization. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Family remembers deceased mother
Family members of Adriann Gallegos remember her. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Camp Broadway teaches kids how to sing and dance
The Smith Center's seventh annual Camp Broadway musical theater program gives 150 kids ages 6-17 an opportunity to learn musical theater skills from industry professionals over a five-day period. Marcus Villagran/ Las Vegas Review-Journal @brokejournalist
Restoring classic Corvettes to perfection
Members of the National Corvette Restorers Society Convention talk about what it takes to earn the NCRS Top Flight Award for a restored Corvette at South Point in Las Vegas on Tuesday July 17, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Watch Ruthless! at Las Vegas Little Theatre
The musical Ruthless! will be playing at Las Vegas Little Theatre from July 13-29. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Cadaver art and sword swallowing at The Dark Arts Market
Curator Erin Emrie talks about her inspiration for The Dark Arts Market at Cornish Pasty Co. in Las Vegas Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
'NO H8' Campaign comes to Las Vegas
Hundreds of locals participate in the NO H8 campaign founded by Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley as a response to Proposition 8, a California ban on same-sex marriage. The campaign has since evolved to represent equal treatment for all. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
What to expect at Station Casinos' Fourth of July celebration
Station Casinos' is hosting its annual 4th of July celebration with Fireworks by Grucci. Fireworks scheduled to go off on Wednesday, July 4 around 9 p.m. at Green Valley Ranch Resort, Red Rock Resort, Fiesta Rancho and Texas Station. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Star Wars and Golden Knights mashup at downtown art shop
Star Wars and Vegas Golden Knights fans attend the Boba Fett Golden Knight Paint Class at The Bubblegum Gallery in Las Vegas, Friday, June 29, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Tourists and locals enjoy Independence Day fireworks at Caesars Palace
Hundreds of tourists and locals gaze at the Independence Day fireworks show at Caesars Palace on Saturday, June 30, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Clark County recount votes in commission’s District E primary
Clark County staff begin the recount requested by candidate Marco Hernandez in the democratic primary for the County Commission's District E seat on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Long-running local hip hop producer wants Vegas rappers to shine
Las Vegas Hip Hop producer and co-owner of Digital Insight Recording Studios Tiger Stylz reflects on 30 years of music production in the city. (Marcus Villagran/Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
"Pawn Stars" fans visit Richard Harrison's memorial at Gold & Silver Pawn
"Pawn Stars" fans from around the world visit the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas following the passing of Richard "Old Man" Harrison on Monday, June 25, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Construction for new 51s ballpark underway
New home of the Las Vegas 51s is planned to be finished by March 2019 in Summerlin according to team president Don Logan. (Marcus Villagran/Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
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