Scout Earns Rank of Eagle

FUTURE LEADER—Nicholas “Nicky” Evans, a senior at Westlake High School, received his Eagle Scout award in a Court of Honor ceremony recently at Ascension Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks. Scoutmaster Lee Hess of Troop 718 presented the award. For his Eagle project, the 18-year-old led a crew of Scouts and adults in a beautification project at the Kids’ Adventure Garden in the Conejo Valley Botanic Gardens. He is the son of Wayne and Meryl Evans of Thousand Oaks.