Matthew Mills was chosen as the 2015 Key Peninsula Citizen of the Year from the Key Peninsula Lions Club.
Mills was presented his award by club president Hal Wolverton at a dinner held at the Key Peninsula Civic Center on Saturday night. Mills has continued his family’s legacy of public service with his leadership in Boy Scout Troop 220 and years as a Peninsula School District teacher.
This year marked the 32nd year in a row the Citizen of the Year Award has been handed out, and Saturday’s event featured a keynote address by U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer.
Sixteen nominees were honored at an event planned by Jacque Henry with a dinner prepared by Chef Steven King.