Cadets from Cherokee High School NJROTC are celebrating a great start to the 2013-2014 drill season.
Teams from 11 schools in three states visited Manchester Township High School on December 7th to compete in the annual ROTC Area Four Regional Drill meet.
Students from New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey performed Military Drill, Color Guard and Exhibition Drill routines.
Cadets participated in numerous events such as Armed Exhibition, Armed Regulation, Unarmed Regulation, Color Guard, Inspection, Academics, physical fitness, and First Year (NS1) Basic Regulation Drill.
The unit received the following awards:
2nd Place / Academics
3rd Place / Personnel Inspection
The Junior ROTC program places an emphasis on developing leadership and citizenship qualities in secondary school students. Naval JROTC is an elective at Cherokee High School.