NEISD hosts 2017 JROTC Ceremony and Review

It is a culmination of the hard work and effort the hundreds of JROTC cadets throughout North East ISD have put in this school year— it’s the 2017 JROTC Ceremony and Review. The special event was held on Friday, April 27 at Comalander Stadium.

Churchill High School’s JROTC earned the Superintendent’s Trophy for its outstanding performance during the 2016-2017 school year. After Roosevelt High School earned the trophy three years in a row, the Churchill cadets were excited to take the coved trophy home. Dr. Brian G. Gottardy, Superintendent of Schools, highlighted the many accomplishments the JROTC unit received this year.

In addition, the ceremony featured three Military Academy Appointments recognized; 33 Academic College Scholarships; 15 Senior ROTC Scholarships offered; with 23 seniors already enlisted in a United States Military Service. A special opportunity was also awarded to the 13 underclassmen/women, who have been selected to attend the Leadership seminars at the American Legion Boys and Girls State activities this summer.

The Scottish Rite Bodies of Texas Southern Jurisdiction San Antonio Valley recognized NEISD’s Cadet of the Year, Cadet Laura Kwon of Churchill High School. She was honored for her outstanding leadership, proven academic record, and demonstrating the highest ideals of Americanism by deed and conduct. Her parents, Young Kwon and Yeon Park, at the award ceremony, accompanied and congratulated Laura.


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Churchill High School is awarded the Superintendent's Trophy at the ceremony.

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Laura Kwon of Churchill accepts this year's Cadet of the Year award.

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Posted on 05/01/2017