Highlighting achievements, July 28, 2016 — PHOTOS

Eagle Scouts:

— Garrett G. Malburg, member of Troop 99 and the son of Clint and Stephanie Malburg, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on May 19. For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Malburg, 16, coordinated a work crew that cleared brush, restored trails and made directional signs at Mount Charleston. Under his direction, scouts and adult volunteers completed the project that took more than 60 man-hours. Malburg is a junior at College of Southern Nevada High School.

— Richard Allen Golgart, Jr. of Henderson, 16, received his Eagle Scout badge in a Court of Honor presentation at the Donald Reynolds Scouting Resource Center on June 25. He is the son of Rose Fuscaldo and Richard Golgart, Sr. and a junior at Foothill High School.

Forgotten Song awards: On May 21, nonprofit Forgotten Song Foundation’s second annual VIVA Awards (Vegas Icon Visionary Awards) honored two arts activists; Ken Hanlon, director of the Arnold Shaw Popular Music Research Center at UNLV as well as professor of music, and composer Keith Thompson.

Veteran recognized: Robert “Bob” Hale, a veteran of the U.S. Army in Vietnam in 1966, a 23-year pilot for the Air Force, and a member of the 18th Air Corps for the U.S. Navy, was honored June 2 as Nevada Veteran of the Month by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Teacher awarded: In May, Variety School teacher Douglas Trinkle was announced as a winner of the 2016 Outstanding Special Education Teacher Award from the National Association of Special Education Teachers. The award is bestowed upon special education teachers across the United States who demonstrate exceptional achievement and excellence in the field of special education. Visit naset.org.

Scholarship winner: Marcelle Cruzado, a graduate of Southwest Career & Technical Academy and a recipient of the Bank of Nevada Forward Together Scholarship, is set to pursue a degree in business in the fall at UNLV.

Students accepted to play basketball: Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas announced in May that two high school seniors have been accepted to top-rated institutions to play basketball. This fall, Brennan Rosales will play for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Division 3 team, and Kaleb Robinson will play for Deerfield Academy.


— In May, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia announced the graduation of Desirae Lair and Wei Lin, both of Las Vegas.

— Alicia Ana Resurreccion of Las Vegas was among those earning a doctor of physical therapy degree or a master’s degree at The University of Scranton’s graduate commencement May 28 in Pennsylvania.

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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