Junior ROTC Cadets from Bryant High School were recognized by the American Legion Post 34 during a recent Change of Command Ceremony at Bryant High School in Tuscaloosa.
JROTC Cadet First Lieutenant Richard J. Downey received the American Legion Military Excellence Medal and JROTC Cadet Ayesh Whitt was awarded the American Legion Scholastic Excellence medal. Over 100 students, parents and faculty members attended the ceremony.
From left to right, Nicolas Britto, Adjutant, American Legion Post 34; JROTC Cadet First Lieutenant Richard J. Downey; JROTC Cadet First Lieutenant Ayesh Whitt; and Major Jason York, U.S. Marine Corps, retired, Senior Marine Instructor.
Photo: Nicholas Britto