The National Society Sons of the American Revolution is pleased to announce the NSSAR JROTC Legion of Honor for 2006. This is the ninth publication of this annual recognition. All of the competing cadets were selected by their sponsoring state as the outstanding cadet of that society. Again this year 16 cadets competed for the title with the promise of more states joining in next year. The program continues to be sustained by states that support the Youth and future leaders of our Nation.
The NSSAR Outstanding Cadet of the Nation for 2006 is:
JROTC Major Jacob R. Cook
Belaire High School in Baton Rouge, LA.
He is sponsored by the General Philemon Thomas Chapter of Baton Rouge, LA, and the Louisiana Society.
JROTC Captain Tatiana M. Kish
Winters Mill High School in Westminster, Maryland.
She is sponsored by Westminster Chapter and the Maryland Society.
JROTC Major Megan L. Williams
Brandon High School in Brandon, MS.
She is sponsored by the Mississippi Society.
Special Honorable Mention:
JROTC Cadet James N. Greydanus
Union HS, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
He is sponsored by the West Michigan Chapter and the Michigan Society.
AFJROTC Cadet Captain Keytek Braughler
Marion Center High School, Marion Center, PA
sponsors: General Arthur St. Clair Chapter and the Pennsylvania Society.
MCJROTC Cadet 2nd Lieutenant Tanya Capper
Apopka High School, Apopka, FL
sponsors: Central Florida Chapter and the Florida Society.
MCJROTC Cadet 2nd Lieutenant Sean M. Gatewood
Springfield South High School, Springfield, OH
sponsors: George Rogers Clark Chapter and the Ohio Society.
JROTC Cadet Captain Mitchell L. Hastings
Walhalla High School, Walhalla, SC
sponsors: A. Pickens Chapter and the South Carolina Society
JROTC Cadet Command Sergeant Major Stephen Hoxworth
John B. Alexander High School, Laredo, TX
sponsors: Laredo Chapter and the Texas Society.
AFJROTC Cadet Captain Edgar A. Leathers
Gilbert Public Schools Technology and Leadership Academy, Gilbert, AZ
sponsors: Palo Verde Chapter and the Arizona Society
JROTC Cadet Captain Zachary M. McBride
Delsea Regional High School, Franklinville, NJ
sponsors: South Jersey Chapter and the New Jersey Society.
AFJROTC Cadet Captain Elizabeth A. Owens
Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville, NC
sponsors: Le Marquis de Lafayette Chapter and the North Carolina Society
AFROTC Cadet Captain Kyle Palmer
Clearfield High School, Clearfield, UT
sponsors: Utah Society.
NJROTC Cadet Lieutenant Aaron Varnadoe
East Hall High School, Gainesville, GA
sponsors: Lyman Hall Chapter and the Georgia Society
JROTC Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Vu
White Station High School, Memphis, TN
sponsors: Isaac Shelby Chapter and the Tennessee Society.
JROTC Cadet Sergeant First Class Kristene Welch
New Britain High School, New Britain, CT
sponsors: Rev Ebenezer Baldwin Chapter and the Connecticut Society