Tag Archives: Drill

NS1 Drill Meet

On Saturday, January 9th, a group of first-year cadets competed in the NS1 Drill Meet at Nottoway High School in Nottoway County. The cadets participated in an Academic Exam, Armed Standard drill -led by Cadet Brandau-, Unarmed Standard drill -led by Cadet Keel-, Colorguard, Unarmed Squad drill -led by Cadet Baker-, Uniform Personnel Inspection (UPI) -led by Cadet Willett-, and several new challenge events such as Knowledge, Spit Shine, Uniform Prep, Push-ups, Curl-ups, Flag Folding, and Cadence Call. The cadets placed second in the Knowledge Challenge, third in push-ups, first in overall drill, and third place for the overall meet.

  
  

Knock Off The Rust Drill Meet

On October 17th, the unit hosted our annual “Knock Off The Rust” Drill Meet, the first of the season. The Drill and Academics teams started the season off strong, placing third in Armed Exhibition, second in Academics and Unarmed Standard drill, and first in Color Guard and Unarmed Exhibition. These wins added up to a second place overall position of all who attended. The cadets did a fantastic job both in competition and in running the meet.

  
  

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.