FORT DRUM Three post-affiliated teens were named as semifinalists for the 2014 Military Child of the Year award Thursday.
Among the semifinalists are Matthew Howard, 17, of Watertown, Audrey Whitehurst, 17, of Watertown, and William Zenyuk, 18, of Dexter.
The contest, in its sixth year, is run by Operation Homefront, and honors a child from each branch of the military. The winners will be announced in March.
Each award recipient will receive $5,000 and will receive a special recognition in April in Washington, D.C.