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Bristol Teen Named Non-Commissioned Officer of Month at Fishburne Military School

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Waynesboro, VA —  Fishburne Military School officially announced its monthly Cadet Awards winners for the month of January.

In recognition of his outstanding academic and military performance, Cadet Platoon Sergeant Colby Salyer, son of Mrs. Minnie Salyer, was named Fishburne Military School’s Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer of the Month for January 2018.

Salyer, a junior from Bristol, VA, is in his second year at Fishburne Military School. He is a member of the Honor Council, and the FMS Key Club. In addition to being named to the Distinguished Honor Roll, Salyer is a member of the FMS Football and Rifle Teams. He aspires to a career in the United States Army.

Cadet award winners are selected by a board of Cadet Officers, and is approved by the Commandant of Cadets. A Cadet award winner is selected based upon his academic, military and community achievements throughout the previous month.

“This was a surprise,” Salyer said. “a really nice surprise.”