Laredo, Texas – On March 16, 2016, The Laredo Sector Border Patrol honored 10 local seniors for the prestigious Laredo Sector Border Patrol Youth of the Month Award. The ceremony was hosted by United High School.
For more than 28 years, the Laredo Sector Border Patrol “Youth of the Month” program has recognized Laredo’s top high school students. Each month, one student is selected from the Laredo-area high schools as Border Patrol Youth of the Month. At the end of the school year, the ten Youth of the Month recipients are considered for the Youth of the Year award.
“I have no doubt you will be successful in any career path you decide on. I congratulate you on all your accomplishments and more importantly thank your teachers and parents for they are the unsung heroes,” said Deputy Chief Jason Owens.
The following students were chosen for this award:
March Youth of the Month Recipients :
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.