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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Selects March Youth of the Month Recipients

Release Date: 
March 17, 2016

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.

Border Patrol Youth of the Month Recipients

Cutline: (LtR: Standing): Border Community Liaison Agent Cynthia Canales; Marina Cano - R & T Martin High School; Monica Garza-Hovel - St. Augustine High School; Adan Rodriguez - Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies; Pauline Davila - United High School; Magdaly Mandujano - United South High School; Deputy Chief Patrol Agent Jason Owens; (Sitting): Carlos Alvarado- Dr. Leo G. Cigarroa High School; Merari Roman Morales- J.B. Alexander High School; Keilah Belen Granados- J.W. Nixon High School; Gerardo Landa - Lyndon B. Johnson High School

“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 :

  • Carlos Alvarado- Dr. Leo G. Cigarroa High School
  • Merari Roman Morales- J.B. Alexander High School
  • Keilah Belen Granados- J.W. Nixon High School
  • Gerardo Landa - Lyndon B. Johnson High School
  • Marina Cano - R & T Martin High School
  • Adan Rodriguez - Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies
  • Monica Garza-Hovel - St. Augustine High School
  • Pauline Davila - United High School
  • Magdaly Mandujano - United South High School
  • Daniela Beckelhymer- Laredo Early College High School at TAMIU
Last modified: 
February 9, 2017