2017-09-09 / Community Life

Catalano named outstanding cadet

Emporium teen Maximillian Catalano has been promoted to airman and named Cadet of the Month by the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in St. Marys.

The son of Angie and John Rutz, he recently participated in the CAP’s cadet mentoring program, which focused on community service, leadership, education and military customs and courtesies.

Catalano, who joined the unit in May, participated in Cyber Patriot, an Air Force competition to promote education in cyber security issues. He also volunteered with Life and Independence for Today.

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