Lindbergh junior receives Model of Justice Award

Lindbergh High School junior Ben Krapu is one of 37 teenagers in St. Louis who recently received the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Model of Justice Award at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson presented the awards after a Mass commemorating the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The award was established in 2008 and honors high school students who have demonstrated a commitment to justice for all of humanity and serving the broader community, a news release stated.