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Southern Regional Drill Competition 2015

On Saturday March 21st, NJROTC hosted our 6th annual Southern Regionals. Our drill teams competed against 6 other school and pulling away with 10 trophies. Among those trophies were:

2nd place Situps

1st place Pushups

2nd place Academics

2nd place Unarmed Basic

3rd place Unarmed X

1st place Color Guard

1st place Armed Basic

1st place overall Athletics

1st place overall Drill

and 2nd place overall competition

Special recognition to Cadet Elisha El for receiving the highest score on the UPI team with a 22 out of 25

Cadet El also did 148 pushups during the athletic portion, beating a school record and taking the medal for most male pushups. Cadet Kaitleen Rivera also recieved a medal for most female pushups, with 47.

For recognition for the situp portion:

Cadet Henderson with 75

Cadet Hayden with 102

Cadet Gibson with 134

and Cadet Kaupish with 144

Congrats to all of our drill teams members in making this one of our most successful Southern Regionals in the history of our unit.

Gilliam Award Recipient

As of the week of February 23rd, our Chief of Staff, c/LCDR Freddie Shashaty has been awarded the Gilliam Award. The Gilliam Award recognizes the TOP CADET across 57 units based upon class standing, GPA, service to the unit and greater school community and a 750 word essay on the personal influence of the “Sailors Creed” on one’s life. c/LCDR Shastaty will now compete at the national level. The announcement was received by Commander Greenwald through email from the Area 5 manager, Captain Daniels. Congratulations to Chief of Staff on all of his hard work and dedication that he has put in these past 4 years.


Princess Anne Drill Meet

20150110_092230 20150110_091510 20150110_085351 20150110_085323 20150110_121327 20150110_131253 20150110_121259This past Saturday, January 31st, our NJROTC drill teams competed at the Princess Anne drill competition. Competing alongside 11 other schools, our drill teams did well working towards Area 5. The teams placed as follows:

Unarmed Basic- 9th place

Unarmed Ex- 5th place

Armed Basic- 9th place

Armed Ex- 10th place

Color Guard- 11th place

Academics- 4th place

Congratulations to all of our cadets on the great results from this meet!

Nottaway Drill Meet

20150110_08535120150110_09151020150110_09223020150110_12125920150110_12132720150110_131253This past Saturday, January 10th 2014, the NS1s competed at Nottaway High School. The cadets did such an outstanding job at the competition. They placed 3rd in Unarmed Squad and were so close to placing in all the other areas. Congrats to Cadet Saunders for leading unarmed squad right into 1st place. Bravo Zulu NS1s!

Unarmed Platoon – 4th

Color Guard – 6th

Unarmed Squad – 3rd

UPI – 4th

Academics – 4th (Cadets Brockman and Lilly placed in the Top Five indivually)