The NJROTC Unarmed Regulation Drill Team members with their 1st place trophy are, from left, Kaitlyn Kuropatwinski, Jaceena Hornberger, Maya Snowden, Emily Baca, Kaelin Hanson, Arthur Yarotski (Unarmed Regulation Drill Team Commander), Joshua Danforth, Alana Hinojosa, Aiden Manzanares, Yuridia Perez and Emma Drake. Photo Courtesy NJROTC
Female Color Guard with their award – from left, Samantha Nash, Alana Hinojosa (Female Color Guard Commander), Emma Drake, Yuridia Perez. Photo Courtesy NJROTC
BY C/ENS MIRANDA LOPEZ
NJROTC Public Affairs Officer
Los Alamos High School
The Los Alamos Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) traveled on Saturday, September 24th to Albuquerque High School to compete in a military skills meet. Team awards included 1st place in unarmed regulation drill and 2nd place in female color guard. The female PT team also placed first overall in the 800-meter run and crunches. They also took second place overall in the flexed arm hang.
Individual awards went to Arthur Yarotski with first place in drill, third place in the female 800-meter run went to Rebecca Moss, and Jaceena Hornberger came in second place for female crunches.
Topper Company Commanding Officer C/LCDR Emma Drake said, “With all the hard work and time that our teams have put in since the beginning of the year they’ve come a long way to compete in this past weekend’s drill meet and place in several of their respective events. I couldn’t be more proud of all the cadets for the efforts they put in.”
NJROTC Female Physical Fitness Team with their trophies. From left, Rebecca Moss (Female Physical Fitness Team Commander), Marissa Meierdierks, Jaceena Hornberger, Megan Crawford. Photo Courtesy NJROTC
Rebecca Moss with her 1st place medal in the female 800-meter run. Photo Courtesy NJROTC
Jaceena Hornberger holding her 2nd place medal for female crunches. Photo Courtesy NJROTC
Arthur Yarotski with his 1st place medal in individual drill. Photo Courtesy NJROTC