Tara High’s JROTC Team Once Again Sweeps Drill Competition
- December 20, 2010
For the second time in a row, Tara High School won the overall Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) area drill team competition, with Belaire High School and Northeast High School placing 2nd and 3rd in the overall event, which was held December 4 at Belaire High School. Belaire hosted the drill and color guard competitions, and Woodlawn High School hosted the rifle match.
The JROTC Color Guard Competition and Rifle Match featured several area high schools’ JROTC battalion teams. Pictured is Belaire High School Principal Robert Webb (left) awarding medals to the Tara High School Color Guard, which won first place in its category. A detailed list of winners includes:
Color Guard Team winners: Armed: Unarmed: Tara HS 1st Place Belaire HS 1st Place Scotlandville HS 2nd Place Tara HS 2nd Place Belaire HS 3rd Place Woodlawn HS 3rd Place
Drill Team winners: Armed: Unarmed: Tara HS 1st Place Tara HS 1st Place Woodlawn HS 2nd Place Belaire HS 2nd Place Scotlandville HS 3rd Place Istrouma HS 3rd Place
Rifle Team winners: Zachary HS 1st Place Northeast HS 2nd Place Woodlawn HS 3rd Place
For more information, contact Col. Robert Hyver, the school district’s director of Army Instruction, at (225) 354-4491.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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