UAPB cadet receives Marshall Award

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff ROTC Cadet Menaria Morris is a recipient of the George C. Marshall Award. The award will be presented during a ceremony at the Marshall Center on the campus of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.

Named in honor of General of the Army George C. Marshall, who served in World War II as the Army Chief of Staff and in the post-war era as Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense, the award is presented annually to the most outstanding senior U.S. Army ROTC cadets in military science studies and leadership values in each battalion at host universities or colleges. This national award is the highest award an ROTC cadet can receive.

Morris is a senior biology major from Memphis, Tenn.