DeKalb West School student Zack Martin is one of three students in Tennessee to receive the John W. Harris Leadership Award.
Martin was presented the award Tuesday at this year’s Junior Beta Club State convention. 25 Junior Beta and 25 Senior Beta winners across the nation are chosen for the prestigious honor.
D.W.S. Club Sponsor Bill Conger chose Martin for the M-V-P nomination for his service work with his church, school and the community of Alexandria. Martin is an 8th grade student and is son of Dewayne and Stacey Martin.
Forty DWS students traveled to Gaylord Opryland Hotel for the annual state convention. They participated in a variety of academic, arts and crafts, and talent contests.