Mason Felts was promoted to cadet captain and received the Amelia Earhart Award, the Southern Kentucky Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol announced.
Felts has completed eight encampments since 2014, Cadet Region Leadership School, served as staff at Hawk Mountain Ranger School and graduated from the Honor Academy. He is serving as vice chairman for the Kentucky Cadet Advisory Council and is cadet commander of his squadron. He has received the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award, Commanders Commendation Award and a Certificate of Recognition for Lifesaving.
Felts is the son of Cory and Angela Felts.