ROTC cadets win trophies

Published 8:20 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2010

From the left, kneeling, are armed regulation team commander Riley Cutchin, armed exhibition team commander Avery Chestnut, unarmed regulation team commander Stephen Dunn, color guard No. 1 team commander Adam Anderson, color guard No. 2 team commander Bitisha Shina and unarmed exhibition team commander Rebecca Schoeneman; standing, are cadets Jasmine Horne, Ansley Watts, Asilynne Strickland, John Tome, Christopher Campbell, Eliezer Gomez, Robin Morgan, James Harrell, Thomas Sudderth, Tanisha Warren, Hunter Savage, Kimberly Faison, Paxton Varnum, Alicia Byrd and Zenil Patel.

The Bainbridge High School Air Force Junior ROTC drill team opened their competition season by winning three trophies at the Sept. 25 Lowndes County High School Drill Meet in Valdosta. Despite having half the team made up of first-year cadets, they finished first in the team inspection event. Cadet Corps Commander Stephen Dunn received a first-place trophy for being the most impressive unarmed regulation drill commander and finished second in the most impressive inspection commander competition. The team also finished fourth in armed regulation drill and unarmed regulation drill.

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