Laredo, Texas – Celebrating 30 years, the United States Border Patrol Laredo Sector has been recognizing outstanding high school seniors. Youth of the Month Recipients for April were announced at a beautiful ceremony at Harmony School of Excellence. The Laredo Sector Border Patrol presented seniors from 11 Laredo high schools with the prestigious Youth of the Month Award.
The Border Patrol Youth of the Month program has recognized Laredo’s top high school seniors for 30 years. Together, with the collaboration of program partners, one student is selected each month from the Laredo-area high schools as Border Patrol Youth of the Month. At the end of the school year, 11 Youth of the Month recipients are considered for the prestigious Border Patrol Youth of the Year award.
Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Manuel Martinez III congratulated the Youth of the Month students and reminded them to continue doing the good that they have done.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.