Century JROTC Leadership Team Wins 2nd Place in National Leadership Competition
Release Date: 6/29/2010 2:41:53 PM
After advancing through two phases of competition, the Century High School JROTC Leadership Team participated in the final championship round of the 2010 Army JROTC Leadership Symposium. Century’s team, which was comprised of Alexander Carroll, Jesse Frangoulis, Milton Hirsch, and William Robison, was one of only 48 from around the globe to advance to the finals and placed 2nd in the competition. The Cadets that made it to the finals are the top .03 % of the 380,000 JROTC Cadets worldwide.
The team competed in two rounds of competitive online play against over 1900 teams and thousands of JROTC students from across the world to win a place in the championship. In these rounds, students were tested on standard high school curriculum, including math, science, English, and leadership skills. The championship event, sponsored by the Army JROTC and conducted by the College Options Foundation, was held in Washington, D.C. and on the campus of George Mason University from June 25-29, 2010.
The JROTC Leadership 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 and its Cadets by demonstrating the leadership and academic abilities of JROTC students.
The 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. Using academic competitions, college exam study guides, college admissions tutorials, and personalized counseling, College Options Foundation has assisted over 1.1 million JROTC Cadets worldwide.