Navy Seaman Recruit Edwin G. Sanchez, son of Maria G. Navarrete of Glendale and Erasmo Sanchez of Glendale, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Sanchez is a 2006 graduate of Hoover High School.
During the eight-week program, Sanchez completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.
Elks Lodge honors graduating seniors
Seventeen college-bound seniors from seven of the area high schools were honored at the 81st annual Elks Scholarship Awards Dinner sponsored by the Glendale Elks Lodge 1289.