Massena American Legion Post 79 Lancer marching unit chairman Fred Cockayne (left) is pictured presenting the 2011 Lancer of the Year Award to Jerry Tyo. Tyo has been with the Lancers since 2006 and has seldom missed a parade in that time. He adds strength to whichever line he is assigned and is well liked by all the members. Jerry and his wife Katherine reside in Louisville. Mrs. Tyo, affectionately know to the unit as Katie, is also a unit support group member.