19 June 2006
Honoring Our Local Hero: Carlos Arellano
Marine Cpl Arellano, aged 22, was killed in action in Iraq. He was a graduate of our alma maters, Richard Garvey Intermediate School and Mark Keppel High School. Above: the flag pole of Garvey Intermediate was rededicated in his honor. A scholarship in honor of Carlos Arellano has been established at Mark Keppel High School by Monterey Park Councilman Mike Eng. Numerous Mark Keppel graduates are a part of the United States armed forces defending FREEDOM in Iraq.