Council Proclaims Nov. 4-9 LAHS Key Club Week

From left, Past Kiwanis President Philo Shelton, Don Casperson, Key Club Mentor Shelley Clark, Morris Pongratz, Key Club President Victoria Nisoli and Los Alamos County Councilor James Robinson hold up a proclamation that designates Nov. 4-9 as Key Club Week. The proclamation was made during the Tuesday night council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos County Council proclaimed Nov. 4-9 as Los Alamos High School Key Club Week during its Tuesday night meeting.
WHEREAS: Key Club International, under the guidance of the Kiwanis International family, is the oldest and largest service program for high school students, developing leadership through service skills among teens, and our local Los Alamos High School Key Club is proud to have been a part of this extensive, non-profit organization since it was first established in 1925; and
WHEREAS: Our local Key Club was formed on October 24, 1949 at Los Alamos High School, and members have enjoyed serving the community in a variety of ways while learning important leadership skills and providing aid to others; and

WHEREAS: The Key Club has approximately 70 student leaders who strive to improve their world every day, starting right here at home in Los Alamos – it is the largest club at the high school; and

WHEREAS: In 2018, Key Club members logged nearly 400 hours of community service, making a big difference in our community by volunteering their time and talent; and

WHEREAS: The Los Alamos County Council wishes to commend the Los Alamos High School Key Club for their outstanding commitment and 70 years of loyal service to our community;

NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the Council of the Incorporated County of Los Alamos, I do hereby proclaim the week of November 4-9, 2019 as


in Los Alamos County. We applaud the efforts of the Key Club and look forward to many more successful years, and we encourage every high school student with a love of service to seek out opportunities to join this wonderful club.

DATED this 12th day of November, 2019.