TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Local ROTC high school cadets were recognized for their loyalty and compassion today.
Safe Streets Coalition and Topeka City of Character recognized the Topeka High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC Cadets today at Avondale East Elementary School.
The cadets were praised with helping with the funerals of Cpl. David Gogian and Officer Jeff Atherly, who were fatally shot December 16th.
The ROTC students gave up the opportunity to participate in a citywide Junior ROTC competition, where they were defending champions.