STATE AWARD: Alabama ROTC Cadets
Alabama State Awards - We do not know which military service these cadets represented. Decatur The Volunteer Center of Morgan County rallied 2,000 community volunteers to help twice that number and collect more than 20,000 items of food, clothing, toiletries and household supplies for the needy. Morgan County Schools raised $2,000 from CD sales for student scholarships, collected school supplies for needy kids, pet food for an animal shelter, and blankets; one anonymous donor gave $2,000 to buy coats for foster kids; a high school ROTC collected enough toiletries for seniors to fill two pickups. Others baked cookies and donated paper goods to a new teen girls' home. Engineers worked on blueprints for a one-of-a-kind obstacle exercise course at a high school for disabled teens. The honoree's $2,000 award from Wal-Mart will benefit Volunteer Center of Morgan County.