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Education

May 9, 2013

OHS JROTC cadets recognized

OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion held its 17th annual awards ceremony recently.

The annual ceremony is held to recognize JROTC cadets and their accomplishments during the school year. This year, 16 national organizations presented awards to 33 cadets, and local awards were presented to 40 cadets. JROTC instructors are John Wynn and Rick Reinier.

Cadets and the awards they received are as follows:

• Cadet Challenge Physical Fitness Awards Female: Miranda Readdy - 5th place; Lois Ivey – 4th place; Ilma Alfaro – 3rd place; Alayna Hubbard – 2nd place; Monica Aparicio – 1st place

• Cadet Challenge Physical Fitness Awards Male: Riley Wynn – 5th place; Thomas Meeker – 4th place; Christian Garrett – 3rd place; Colton Shoop -2nd place; Jesse Olson – 1st place

• Ottumwa High School JROTC Certificate for Raider Team Participation: Gabriel Alvarez, Monica Aparicio, Leon Belzer, Brian Drummond, Gerardo Espinoza, Christian Garrett, Morgan Houston, Alayna Hubbard, Josh Johnson, Michael Malay, Dillan Mankowski, Thomas Meeker, Jesse Olson, Justin Radar, Phoenix Randall, Trenton Reynolds, Melinda Richards, Nick Sheehy, Blake Stansberry, Riley Thompson, Colin Vandello.

• Ottumwa High School JROTC Certificate for Drill Team Participation: Michael Akers, ,Gabriel Alvarez, Leon Belzer, Alayssa Byrum, Morgan Houston, Alayna Hubbard, Lois Ivey, John Johnston, Christopher Lawerence-Wareham, Shyrea Powell, Melinda Richards, Quentin Roberts, Magen Simmons, Riley Thompson, Cathryn Vaux

• Ottumwa High School JROTC Certificate for Color Guard Participation: Michael Akers, Gabriel Alvarez, Leon Belzer, Alayssa Byrum, Morgan Houston, Alayna Hubbard, Lois Ivey, Josh Johnson, John Johnston, Christopher Lawerence-Wareham, Shyrea Powell, Trenton Reynolds, Melinda Richards, Quentin Roberts, Magen Simmons, Brandon Tomkins, Riley Thompson, Cathryn Vaux.

• The Daedalion Award: Chelby Sanchez

• The Reserve Officer Association Medal: Gabriel Alvarez

• The Military Order of World Wars: Dillan Mankowski

• The American Veterans of WW II, Korea and Vietnam: Alyssa Byrum

• National Sojourners Award: Raquel Rotzinger

• The Military Officers of America Association: Corbin Ash

• The Non-commissioned Officers’ Association Awards: Gerardo Espinoza, Cathryn Vaux

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