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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Honors November’s Youth of the Month

Release Date: 
November 17, 2016

Laredo, Texas – The Laredo Sector Border Patrol held their Youth of the Month ceremony for November’s honorees at United South High School.  The Laredo Sector Border Patrol presented seniors from eleven Laredo high schools with the prestigious Youth of the Month Award.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol Honors November’s Youth of the Month
Honorees: Sitting: Jury Ruby De Anda -
Dr. Leo G. Cigarroa High School; Esteban
Torres - Harmony Science Academy
Carolina Nañez- J.B. Alexander High School;
Samantha Rae Salazar- J.W. Nixon High
School; Gisselle Razo- Laredo Early College
High School at TAMIU; Diana Vargas-
Lyndon B. Johnson High School; Standing:
Mario Martinez, Chief Patrol Agent;
Jokabeth Castañeda- R & T Martin High
School; Lauren Alexandra Kazen-
St. Augustine High School; Serena Kong-
Texas Academy of International and
STEM Studies; Marco V. Morales- United
High School; Jesus A. Posada- United South
High School; Cynthia Canales, Border Patrol agent

The Border Patrol Youth of the Month program has recognized Laredo’s top high school seniors for 29 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, eleven Youth of the Month recipients are considered for the prestigious Border Patrol Youth of the Year award.

“This ceremony is an opportunity for us to recognize your hard work and accomplishments.  I applaud you for your perseverance and contributions to the community.  Your family plays an integral role in your success, and without their support you could not be where you are today,” said Mario Martinez, Laredo Sector Chief Patrol Agent.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017