5K to Honor Fallen Soldier Scheduled for Saturday

Justin Sisson
Posted at 4:25 PM, Feb 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-18 16:25:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida State University's  Army ROTC and the FSU chapter of Students for America’s Military are co-sponsoring the Second Annual Justin Sisson Memorial 5k. 

Sisson was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2013. Sisson earned two Bronze Star Medals and a Purple Heart, among numerous other distinctions.

Procees from the race will benefit the Justin Sisson Outstanding Cadet Award, a foundation set up in his name to cover the tuition of two outstanding Army ROTC cadets at Florida State.

The race is being held on February 21 beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Landis Green on the FSU campus. 

To register for the event, visit this link