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JROTC News (updated 11.22.21)

Members of the Pine-Richland/Mars Area U.S. Air Force JROTC Drill Teams pause for a picture with their individual and team awards following the McDowell South JROTC Drill Competition.Several members of the Pine-Richland/Mars Area U.S. Air Force JROTC Drill Teams competed in the McDowell JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp) Drill Competition, held Nov. 13 at McDowell High School (Erie). 

The JROTC earned second place overall with the JV Armed Drill Team, Varsity Unarmed Drill Team and Female Color Guard Team taking first place; JV Color Guard Team (led by sophomore Alanna Shaw), Varsity Color Guard Tean, JV Unarmed Drill Team and Varsity Armed Drill Team, second place; and the Uniform Inspection Team, third place.

Knockout winners included junior Madelyn Ostapchenko; sophomore Stephen Parker; and freshmen Ryan Galbraith, Erin Kemp and Jack Riggio.

The JROTC will next compete in the Pine-Richland JROTC Drill Competition on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Pine-Richland High School. For more information, visit www.pinerichland.org/Domain/88.