Rivercrest JROTC Team Selected for National Program

OCTOBER 9, 2006 - Posted at 3:21 p.m. CDT

FORT MONROE, VA - A team of four Army JROTC cadets from Rivercrest High School in Wilson (Mississippi Co.) is one of only 36 chosen to attend the second annual George C. Marshall Junior ROTC Leadership Symposium on the campuses of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA later this week.

The 144 team members participating in symposium activities will represent almost 277,000 students presently enrolled in 1,645 JROTC units throughout the U.S. and overseas where U.S. miltary units are stationed.

The Rivercrest JROTC team includes Emily Duck, Meghan Saint, Christina Gaston, and Charles Campbell.  Their accomplishments include participation in school and community organizations such as the National Honor Society, Special Olympics, and the American Red Cross.