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.
On March 8th 2015, the NJROTC Company Staff presented the composite picture for the 2013-2014 school year to Principal Ellick. Mr. Ellick has been one of our biggest supporters throughout the years and will continue to be a major part of this unit for years to come.
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.
This 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!
This 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)
On January 10th, the NS1s will be competing at Nottoway against other NS1 drill teams. Our NS1s have been practicing diligently in preparation for this meet, and the academic team has already taken the academic exam for the meet and scored very well.