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Fort Knox -- Macdonald Student Finalist for Military Child of the Year Award
by Jerry Leitzell
The Gold Standard
Fort Knox, KY | March 21, 2013
Tomlin receives Top 20 nod for MCOY
DeAnna Tomlin, a Macdonald Intermediate School student, was a Top 20 finalist for the Military Child of the Year Award, which recog-nizes outstand-ing military children who demonstrate resiliency, leadership and achievement in their communities. The award is given to an outstanding military child from each branch of service - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.
The award is presented by Operation Homefront. Spokesperson Deborah Hoselton said, “This year, we received nearly 1,100 nominations, and the quality of the nomination pool was extremely impressive. It is a great accomplishment to be selected as a finalist for this prestigious award.”
Tomlin’s nomination was supported by her principal, Dr. Youlanda Washington.