Deserving Junior ROTC cadets from schools in the Meridian area were honored Wednesday.
"We're very proud to be known as the ROTC military community. I'm very glad I could be a small part of this event," said Montgomery, who was present at the awards ceremony at MSU Meridian.
Taneka Hunter of Meridian High School, Erica Denise Colemen of Kemper County High School and Juniah Allgood of Northeast Lauderdale High School received the G.V. Sonny Montgomery Outstanding Junior ROTC Award.