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NSSAR JROTC Honor Legion for 2005



NSSAR JROTC Honor Legion for 2005

LTC Joe E. Harris Jr., Chairman NSSAR ROTC/JROTC Committee

The National Society Sons of the American Revolution is pleased to announce the NSSAR JROTC Legion of Honor for 2005.  This is the eighth publication of this annual recognition.  All of the competing cadets were selected by their sponsoring state as the outstanding cadet of that society.   This year 16 cadets competed for the title making this competition the largest on record.


2005 ROTC - JROTC Winner

NSSAR President General McCarl presented the NSSAR Outstanding JROTC Cadet, AFJROTC Cadet Major Michael R. Calkins,

his certificate and the Gold JROTC Medalion.

The NSSAR Outstanding Cadet of the Nation for 2005 is:
AFJROTC Major Michael R. Calkins
Technology and Leadership Academy of Gilbert, Arizona
He is sponsored by the Palo Verde Chapter, AZSSAR.

Vice Commander:
NJROTC Commander Colin Cote
Bethel High School, Bethel, Connecticut
sponsors:  Rev. Ebenezer Baldwin Chapter, Connecticut Society

AFJROTC Captain Bethany M. Parker
Lexington H.S., Lexington, Tennessee
sponsors:  James Madison Chapter, Tennessee Society

Special Honorable Mention:
MCJROTC Sergeant Major Christopher Clawson
Apopka H.S., Apopka, Florida
sponsors:  Central Florida Chapter, Florida Society

Other members of the Class of 2005 are (listed alphabetically):

AFJROTC Cadet Staff Sergeant Ashley L. Benton
Baldwin County High School, Bay Minette, AL
sponsors:  General Galvez Chapter and the Alabama Society

JROTC Cadet Captain Joseph Buckley
Tara High School, Baton Rouge, LA
sponsors:  Gen. Philemon Thomas Chapter and the Louisiana Society

JROTC Cadet Captain Mark Clauss
Riverside High School, Riverside, NJ
sponsors:  South Jersey Chapter and the New Jersey Society

JROTC Cadet Cmd Sergeant Major Matthew D. Dean
Red Land High School, York County, PA
sponsors:  Harris Ferry Chapter and the Pennsylvania Society

NJROTC Cadet Lieutenant Commander Kenneth Endicott
Greenville Senior High School, Greenville, SC
sponsors:  Up-State Chapter and the South Carolina Society

JROTC Cadet 2nd Lieutenant Emily L. Horton
East Rowan High School, Salisbury, NC
sponsors:  Salisbury Chapter and the North Carolina Society

AFJROTC Cadet Master Sergeant Tenise Leedom
Clearfield High School, Clearfield, UT
sponsors:  Utah Society

NJROTC Cadet Lieutenant JG Maynard Malixi
Salem High School, Virginia Beach, VA
sponsors:  Norfolk Chapter and the Virginia Society

NJROTC Cadet 3rd Class Petty Officer Katie Lynne Middleton
White Cloud High School, White Cloud, MI
sponsors:  West Michigan Chapter, and the Michigan Society

JROTC Cadet Captain Laura Teneyuca
Martin High School, Laredo, TX
sponsors:  Laredo Chapter and the Texas Society

MCJROTC Cadet Captain Anthony J. Voltz
Springfield South High School, Springfield, OH
sponsors:  George Rogers Clark Chapter and the Ohio Society

MCJROTC Cadet Lieutenant Lani Wenman
East Hall High School, Gainesville, GA
sponsors:  Lyman Hall Chapter and the Georgia Society