Members of the Paramount Veterans Network had the honor of attending the 15th annual Military Child of the Year Awards in Arlington, VA. Each service branch was represented by and honored a military child of the year for their outstanding accomplishments in their communities. Paramount VetNet congratulates each of the seven award winners and sincerely thanks them for their continuous support of their military parents, as well as the sacrifices that they make while displaying unwavering resilience.
According to the Operation Homefront website, this year’s Military Child of the Year® Award recipients have moved a combined 37 times and lived through 208 months of deployments. They have logged 1661 volunteer hours in the 12 months before nominations.
The awardees are:
• Air Force: Louis Geer, 18, San Antonio, TX
• Army: Mackenzie Hanna, 17, Grafton, MA
• Coast Guard: Haydn Jones, 17, Sault Sainte Marie, MI
• Marine Corps: Hannah Marie Tokiwa, 17, Pearl City, HI
• National Guard: Jackson Griggs, 18, Rainbow City, AL
• Navy: Jemma Bates, 18, Annapolis, MD
• Space Force: Hayley Schreiner, 16, Colorado Springs, CO
Read more about the Military Child of the Year.