A Cherokee County School District student has won the prestigious Legion of Valor Award, the highest honor a Junior ROTC cadet can receive!
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Woodstock High School Navy JROTC Cadet Lt. Commander Katlyn Deveau is one of only two cadets in Area 12, which includes all of Georgia and Northern Florida, to win the honor this year.
Lt. Mark Fagan, the school’s Senior Naval Science Instructor, presented the award to Katlyn as a surprise during her first period Naval Science class on Wednesday morning.
Katlyn also was presented the Cadet Achievement ribbon for outstanding performance as a cadre at Area 12 Leadership Academy.
Her parents, Mark and Shannon Deveau, were present for the award and shared their proud congratulations with their daughter afterwards.
PHOTO 1: Navy JROTC Cadet Lt. Commander Katlyn Deveau, center, with her Legion of Valor award; she is pictured with her parents, Mark and Shannon Deveau.
PHOTO 2: Lt. Mark Fagan presents Katlyn with the prestigious Legion of Valor award during Naval Science class at Woodstock HS.
PHOTO 3: Katlyn smiles after the award is presented. She is one of only two recipients in Georgia and north Florida this year.