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NSSAR JROTC Honor Legion for 2003



NSSAR JROTC Honor Legion for 2003

John C. Haughton, Chairman NSSAR ROTC/JROTC Committee

The National Society Sons of the American Revolution is pleased to announce the NSSAR JROTC Legion of Honor for 2003.   This is the sixth publication of this annual recognition of Outstanding Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Cadets.

Each of the following 15 Cadets was selected by their sponsoring local Chapter and State Society as an outstanding young citizen of their community.   The Cadets were chosen because of their high academic achievement, strong leadership skills, military bearing, and sense of duty to the community.


Pictured from left to right are NSSAR JROTC/ROTC Committee member, Raymond A. Clapsadle (Tennessee), NSSAR President General B. Rice Aston, NSSAR Outstanding JROTC Cadet, Cadet Captain Patrick Fourroux wearing the Gold JROTC Medalion.

JROTC Committee member Ray Clapsadle presented Cadet Captain Patrick Fourroux his check for $1,000 and NSSAR President General Rice Aston presented Cadet Captain Fourroux his certificate of recognition and gold medallion.

The NSSAR Outstanding Cadet of the Nation for 2003 is:
JROTC Cadet Captain Patrick Fourroux of Belaire High School, Baton Rouge, LA
sponsors:  General Philemon Thomas Chapter and the Louisiana Society

To read Cadet Captain Patrick Fourroux's essay:   "How has JROTC prepared me to be a better citizen of the United States Of America?"

Vice Commander:
JROTC Cadet Captain Cody T. Mitchell
North Central High School, Kershaw, SC
sponsors:  General Thomas Sumter Chapter and the South Carolina Society

AFJROTC Cadet Lt. Colonel Andrew Schaffer
Highland High School, Gilbert, AZ
sponsors:  Palo Verde Chapter and the Arizona Society

Special Honorable Mention:
JROTC Cadet Captain Jonathan R. Sherr
White Station High School, Memphis, TN
sponsors:  Isaac Shelby Chapter and the Tennessee Society

Other members of the Class of 2003 are (listed alphabetically):

NJROTC Cadet Lt JG Trevor G. Albert
King George High School, King George, VA
sponsors:  James Monroe Chapter and the Virginia Society

NJROTC Cadet Lieutenant JG Beatriz Chavez
Passaic High School, Passaic, NJ
sponsors:  Captain Abraham Godwin Chapter and the New Jersey Society

MCJROTC Cadet Staff Sergeant Sarah Deptula
Bensalem High School, Bensalem, PA
sponsors:  Washington Crossing Chapter and the Pennsyvania Society

JROTC Cadet Captain Kayla Marie Kendrick
Kenton High School, Kenton, OH
sponsors:  Centennial Chapter and the Ohio Society

JROTC Cadet Major Megan Middleton
North Iredell High School, Olin, NC
sponsors:  LTC John Phifer Chapter and the North Carolina Society

AFJROTC Cadet Captain Robert Taitano
Clover Park High School, Lakewood, WA
sponsors:  Alexander Hamilton Chapter and the Washington Society

JROTC Cadet Captain Karla I. Tapia
Martin High School, Loredo, TX
sponsors:  Loredo Chapter and the Texas Society

NJROTC Cadet Lieutenant James Theriault
Massabesic High School, Waterboro, ME
sponsors:  The Maine Society

JROTC Cadet Cmd Sergeant Major Charles Timmons
Walker High School, Jasper, AL
sponsors:  Warrior River Chapter and the Alabama Society

JROTC Cadet Staff Sergeant Daniel P. Twomey
Riverside Military Academy, Gainesville, GA
sponsors:  Lyman Hall Chapter and the Georgia Society

MCJROTC Cadet Sergeant Major David Yauch
Clearwater High School, Clearwater, FL
sponsors:  Clearwater Chapter and the Florida Society