VFW Post 2667 recently recognized Eagle Scout Benjamin Montequin from Scout Troop 2193 as the VFW Post 2667 Scout of the Year.
Montequin received a certificate and a monetary award. He did his Eagle Scout Project at CORRAL, an equine therapy organization for those with special needs.
Montequin has been in Scouts since 2011 and has earned many ranks and awards, as well as serving in many leadership roles. A student at East Coweta High School and in the Central Educational Center aviation program, Montequin has earned 58 Merit Badges in Boy Scouts.
He was nominated for the award by George Alexander, Newnan City Council Member and VFW Post 2667 Life Member who is affiliated with several civic organizations. Alexander has been an Eagle Scout since 1967.
The award was coordinated by VFW Life Member Glenn Flake.