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NJROTC Cadets Place in First Competitions

NJROTC Cadets Place in First Competitions
Posted on 02/01/2017
NJROTC Roughriders Complete Basic Leadership TrainingPort Angeles, Wash. - Port Angeles High School (PAHS) Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets participated in their first competition of the year in Oregon City last weekend. 

 “Port Angeles High School cadets returned home from their first competition with spirits soaring,” said Captain Jon Picker, senior naval science instructor. “The cadets returned home with three top-three finishes.” 

“The Drill Team took first place in their category. Color Guard Team 1 placed first, followed by Color Guard Team 2, with a second place win. 

Team 1 cadets are: Kylee Reid, Erin Edwards, Ben Yesiki and Austin Woods.

Team 2 cadets are: Hailey Hollingsworth, Cody Brooks, Zach Parrill and Edwin Albright.

Cadets Bryson Schafer and Benjamin Yesiki earned a third place win in the Dual Armed Exhibition Drill. 

Kylee Reid earned a second place win as Drill Team Commander. 

The next competition for the PAHS NJROTC cadets will be Saturday, February 11 at Bethel High School in Spanaway.

Accompanying photo shows the Armed Drill Team just before it started the regulation portion of the competition.

For additional assistance, contact:

Tina Smith-O’Hara
Communications and Community Relations Coordinator
Port Angeles School District
360.565.3703 
tsmithohara@portangelesschools.org