Area participants selected from Camp Cadet programs to attend State Police honor camp

HARRISBURG – Forty six teenagers from across the state have been selected to attend the Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner’s Honor Camp.

The camp began Aug. 3. A graduation ceremony was held Aug. 9.

The camp is held at the State Police Academy, 175 E. Hershey Park Drive, Hershey.

The cadets ages 13-18 were selected from among more than 1,500 boys and girls who participated in Camp Cadet programs last year throughout the commonwealth.

Selections were based on the cadets’ outstanding leadership abilities and conduct at their local Camp Cadets.

Camp participants will take part in leadership courses and classes to improve their understanding of government and law enforcement.

Cadets also will visit the Gettysburg battlefield in addition to visiting the governor’s residence for a tour and lunch.

The following are local cadets who are participating in the honor camp:

Taylor Arnold, of Rome, Pennsylvania.

Connor Schall, of Lock Haven.

Aylin Yakut, of Lock Haven.

Antonio Blackson, of Williamsport.

Lydia Roher, of Williamsport.