NJROTC wins awards in Battery Creek drill meet
by The Press and Standard | November 30, 2019 5:00 am
Last Updated: November 26, 2019 at 11:10 am
Colleton County High School NJROTC Program participated in the Battery Creek Drill Meet in Beaufort on Oct. 26.
The NJROTC cadets competed in Armed Platoon led by Company Executive Officer Cadet Lieutenant Zahara Ellison; Armed Squad led by Cadet Chief Petty Officer Jadacus Sherrill; Armed Freshman Squad led by Cadet Petty Officer First Class Camille Ellison; Unarmed Platoon led by Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Jon McClendon; Unarmed Squad led by the Cadet Company Commander Cadet Lieutenant Commander James Jennings; Unarmed Freshman Squad led by Cadet Ensign Jacob Miron; and Colorguard led by Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Aaliyah Taylor.
All cadets performed extremely well with the Unarmed Squad, taking third place at the drill meet.
A selected number of cadets took part in Armed and Unarmed Knockout where the cadets execute their drill abilities in front of Marine Corps drill instructors. In Unarmed Knockout Company, Executive Officer Cadet Lieutenant Zahara Ellison won first place, Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Kaeleigh Wilson won third place, and Cadet Tharp won 10th place of over 70 cadets from various schools throughout South Carolina.
In Armed Knockout, Cadet Varnadoe won 10th place of over 70 cadets from various S.C. schools.