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Brainerd High JROTC to compete in national leadership symposium

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -  After advancing through two phases of competition, members of Brainerd High School's JROTC Leadership Team composed of Keyana Carr, Davaughn Hambright, Kauri Royal, Janis Redding, Torrey Sales, Jermaine Green, Aaliyah Casteel, William Chalk, Aqala Williams, and Victor Blackwell will compete in the final Championship round of The 2012 Army JROTC Leadership Symposium in Washington D.C., on the campus of George Mason University, June 22-26, 2012This event is sponsored by the Army JROTC and conducted by College Options Foundation.  Four members of the team along with the Team mentor, Senior Army Instructor, Major (Ret) Wilford Blowe, will travel to DC this summer.

During two rounds of competitive online play, Brainerd High School's JROTC team earned top scores out of the 1,345 teams that competed from across the world to win a place in the National Leadership Symposium and the all expense paid trip to DC.  In these fast-paced rounds, cadets were tested on their knowledge of leadership values and skills including leadership tenets from Gen. George C. Marshall. The team is one of only forty Leadership teams in the nation to advance to the finals.

The JROTC Leadership Symposium and Academic Bowl is a nationally recognized academic competition created exclusively for JROTC students. By participating, cadets learn the values of citizenship, academic competition, and college opportunity. The competition creates tremendous opportunities for JROTC cadets by allowing them to demonstrate leadership and academic abilities.

College Options Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the academic development of high school students and assisting them in their preparation for higher education.  Utilizing academic competitions, college exam study guides, college admissions tutorials and personalized counseling, College Options Foundation has assisted the nation's 1.1 million JROTC cadets worldwide.

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