JROTC "Exceeds Standards"

JROTC "Exceeds Standards"
Posted on 03/19/2019
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. – The Jefferson High School Air Force JROTC instructors and cadets of earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards”, the highest rating attainable. Cadets had to exceed in 40 out of 53 inspection areas.
This unit evaluation is conducted every three years by a regional director from JROTC Headquarters at Joint Base Maxwell located in Montgomery, Alabama. According to the evaluation, Major Phil Suydam, Senior Master Sergeant Jason Morris, and Master Sergeant Michael Langdon fostered a synergistic learning environment coupled with a dynamic community outreach program.  
The evaluator, Bruce Kenney remarked during his out-brief to instructors and cadets “this was the sharpest unit he’d seen to date of thirty-eight JROTC units inspected this fiscal year”.  Additionally, Kenney recognized students in key leadership positions, presenting “Top Performer” certificates to Cadet Colonel Michael Henriquez, Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Wenner, Cadet Majors Mark Daffron, Zachary Knott, Trevor Nupp, Michelle Wunder and Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Rebecca Shadle.U.S. Air Force Col. Paul Lips said it is quite an accomplishment and that they should be proud.
The Jefferson High School AFJROTC program consists of more than two hundred students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum focusing on scholarship, leadership and citizenship making a positive impact on the cadets, school and community most recently generating more than $40K for the Jefferson County Shoe and Coat fund.

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