Why Enroll in JROTC?
- To appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.
- To develop leadership potential, while working cooperatively with others.
- To be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
- To appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.
- To understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college
and other advanced educational and employment opportunities.
- To develop mental management abilities.
Who teaches the students?
JROTC instructors are retired from active military service.
Colonel (Ret.) George Armstrong "Custer" and MSgt (Ret.) H "Sonny" Padua
Is JROTC like boot camp?
No. The JROTC course is a leadership and
character education program that does not rely
on harsh discipline techniques like a boot
If the mission of JROTC is to "motivate young people to be better citizens,
how do you accomplish this mission?”
By instilling discipline, respect for self and authority, accepting responsibility,
being accountable for their actions, and learning to work as part of a team.
What can students expect to learn by taking JROTC?
Leadership, Citizenship, Organizational Skills, Self Discipline, Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Team Building Skills,
Leadership Ethics, Respect/Courtesy, Punctuality/Grooming, Methods of Instruction, Physical Fitness, Computer Skills,
Managing Peer Pressure, Stress Management, Map Reading, Orienteering, Service Learning, Economics, Overcoming Adversity, Military
History, Personal Finance, Character Values, Personal Fitness, Test Preparation, CPR & First Aid, Self Confidence, Self Esteem.