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Alamedans are encouraged to submit applications now for two civic engagement academies, one for adults and one for local high school juniors and seniors. Both programs are free to attend and are designed to provide insight to Alameda County’s services and operations through learning and discussing the county’s Vision 2026 core themes: healthy environment; thriving and resilient population; safe and livable communities; and a prosperous and vibrant economy.

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) recently recognized Alameda alum and Wrocester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) atendee Christine Hovermale for her achievments in academics and athletics.

Hovermale’s team was led by three-time selections Eva Barinelli and Madeline Burke and 2019 NCAA Elite 90 honoree Sarah St. Pierre. The association recognized a total of 10 WPI women’s rowers as National Scholar-Athletes for their work on the lake and in the classroom.

The Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) announced the launch of its annual “Equipped 4 Success” school supply drive earlier this week. The drive supports low-income Alameda students by providing them with new backpacks and quality school supplies. Community members may support the drive through financial donations or by donating new backpacks and school supplies.

Scouts and Scouting supporters gathered on Saturday, June 15, to celebrate the dedication of the Alameda Council, Boy Scouts of America, Centennial Legacy Wall. The Scouts installed the tribute at the Alameda Council service center, 1714 Everett St., to honor the first century of Scouting in Alameda. Council President, Hon. Ben Reyes, emceed the gathering and Mayor Marilyn Ezzy-Ashcraft (an Eagle Scout mom) attended to dedicate the wall. Ezzy-Ashcraft shared her own personal reflections on Scouting’s influence on the Alameda community.

Encinal High School
Miles Abadia, Miriam Acosta, Jackson Ade, Abigail Jomina Adiong, Ajmeer Ahmadzaoy, Jacob Ahmed, Lauryn Alexander, Marion Allen Devore, Sarai Almaguer Hernandez, Clyde Daniele Ambalong, Anthony Anderson, Hannah Arbios, Danielle Archuleta, Jonathan Atases, Dylan Aubrejuan, Ariana Ayer Winslow

Joseph Rhoi Baisa, Kayla Rian Baldoz, Raiden Baldoz, Anastasia Balthasar, Coryn Banks, Rowan Barbeau, Munkhdul Bat Erdene, Ben Batom, Joseph Batom, Fer Christian Baybayon, Jake Beales, Jaden Berner, Diego Borba, Aloyouis Bruce