PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center announced Monday that the first baby of 2017 was born Friday, Jan. 6th.
Jocko Reyes Scudero was seven pounds, 10 ounces; and 21.5-inches long, according to PeaceHealth. He is the first child for parents Giovanna Scudero and Gerardo Reyes.
Jocko is named for his uncle – his mother’s brother.
Giovanna is from Metlakatla and Ketchikan. Gerardo is from Ontario Oregon.
As the first baby born this year at PeaceHealth Ketchikan, Jocko received a basket of gifts, including a baby box.