Board recognizes JROTC programs
At their June 11, 2012 meeting, the NEISD Board of Trustees recognized and expressed their appreciation for three Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) programs that achieved national success.
The MacArthur High School JROTC were named Army National Champions in the Armed and Unarmed Drill Competition.
Blue Guards – Armed Drill Team
Blue Angels – Un-Armed Drill Team
The Reagan High School JROTC Academic Team have advanced to the National Competition next week in Washington, D.C. In picture below, left to right: students Gabe Millare, Tony Bellm, David Pagao, Samir Wahdwania, and Theo Kaberides are joined by Principal Bill Boyd (far left), LTC Colonel Paul Loveless (second from right) and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Gottardy (far right). Not pictured is MacKenzie Jones.
The Johnson High School JROTC Leadership Team will defend their National Champion title next week. The group will depart Tuesday, June 19 where they will take part in tours of the Pentagon and Capitol, meet with Senator Kay B. Hutchinson and see a play at Ford's Theater. Competition begins Friday, June 22. In picture below, (from left to right) students William Coulter-Porth, Bryan Duke, Alexis Telles, and Duncan Pawloski are joined by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Gottardy (far left), Johnson Principal John Melbrech (second from left), LTC Alan Maitland (second from right) and Board of Trustees Member Shannon Grona (far right).
Posted on June 12, 2012