State Rep. Ray Shaw receives Patriot Award
DILLON – On April 4 state Representative Ray Shaw received the Patriot Award from Major General Matt Quinn at the Montana Youth Academy Challenge in Dillon. The Adjutant General’s Patriot Award was bestowed upon Shaw during a ceremony.
The Patriot Award is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a citizen by the state of Montana.
Shaw received a medal and a commendation which reads: “For exceptional and longstanding support to the Cadets and cadre of the Montana Youth ChalleNGe Academy. Representative Ray Shaw has tirelessly advocated for, both legislatively and personally, our Montana youth who have made the decision to better their lives through attendance at our Academy. Through your leadership, advocacy, and vigilance, the cadets of the Academy have been afforded a second opportunity at success. Your impact on the lives of Montana youth is immeasurable. Thanks to you the future is brighter for all of Montana Youth. Your singular compassion and care for Montana’s youth are in keeping with the finest traditions of service to Montana and reflect great credit on you and the State of Montana.”