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Drill Team Competes at 49er Classic

On Saturday, October 16th, our Air Force Junior ROTC Drill Teams went to the Annual 49er Classic Drill Competition at UNCC. A total of twenty schools were present, from North and South Carolina. Our cadets did very well, bringing home a total of five trophies out of twelve events.

In the Element Fancy Unarmed event, we took 2nd Place That team consisted of Gisela Arellano, Justin Crump, Justin Doss, Chris Garcia, Josh Hamilton, Adam Keziah, Ryan Love, Michael O'Neal. James Floyd placed Second in the Unarmed Knockout Round against over 200 cadets from the other schools. Tommy Best took Second Place in the Individual Regulation Unarmed Event, and Justin Crump took Third Place in the Individual Fancy Armed Competition.

In the Flight Fancy Unarmed competition, Third Place was taken by Alekxandr Kartarkov, Blake Baker, Daniel Contreras, Carl Dorvil, Ronald Hedd, Jessica Marlow, Isaac Nelson, Liizeth Ordonez, Viviana Pulgarin, Eddie Rivera, Clayton Shepherd, Laura Tadeo, and Michael Williams.

The cadets worked very hard to prepare for this event. Congratulations to all of them!

Written by: Heinz Schweinsberger
Posted: Oct 20, 2010 by Ms. April Dawkins

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