Maryland state senator
Michael A. Jackson is a former U.S. Marine and a lifelong public servant. Following a distinguished 22-year career with the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office, including eight years as sheriff, he was elected to the Maryland General Assembly in 2015. There, he represented Legislative District 27, serving on the Appropriations Committee, including as vice chair in 2020.
Student Veteran of the Year
Technical Sergeant Lazo hails from Heidelberg, Germany; enlisted into the Air Force in November 2012, and currently serves as the Non-commissioned Officer in Charge of Dental Support Operations, 78 th Dental Flight, 78th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, 78th Medical Group, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
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