Program awards high achieving students in Columbus

Students awarded by MCSD

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Three Muscogee County School students were given special recognition today by the Sheriff's Department.

The Rising Star Program awards the students, one from elementary, middle and high school for achievement in the community.

The students are nominated through their schools and the recipients were Jared Landry, Triston parsons, and Tanner Nelson.

"What this was nothing more than The Muscogee County Sheriff's Office to recognize young men and young women in our community that's making a positive impression," Sheriff John Darr said.

"I feel very fortunate because I heard there was about 15 students that were elected for it," Darr said.

In addition to receiving the "Rising Star" award the recipients also got a basket full of goodies.

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