The Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program at Camp Minden graduated 130 cadets Saturday, Jan. 24. The ceremony took place at the Minden First Baptist Church in Minden. This graduation signifies the completion of the strenuous five and a half month residential phase of the program.
The graduates performed more than 6,500 hours of service to the community during the five month program.
General Brod Veillon, Director, Education Programs, Louisiana National Guard was the guest speaker at the ceremony.
Graduates from the local area included Reece D. Falcon of Rayne.