Applause for the week of Jan. 5

Kudos to: Those posthumously honoring Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn

Accomplishment: Highway memorial signs to be unveiled for Tonn

Details: Tonn, 35, was fatally shot in January 2013 after responding to a reported burglary in Galt. The Galt City Manager’s Office said the signs will be unveiled Jan. 15.

Kudos to: Natomas Unified School District employees, students and parents

Accomplishment: Helped hundreds of people during the holiday season

Details: Numerous schools collected food, toys and clothing for those who needed a helping hand, including foster youths and the homeless.

Kudos to: Dr. Nathan Kupermann, chairman of the UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine

Accomplishment: Honored by the American College of Emergency Physicians

Details: Received an annual award given to emergency physicians. Kuppermann has developed and overseen a wide range of studies in pediatric emergency medicine.

– Bill Lindelof