JROTC

CRESTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS (JROTC)

The Crestview High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Program is a citizenship for high school students in the ninth through the twelfth grades. The course is designed to develop personal, academic, and leadership skills essential for college and professional careers. Leadership, self-reliance, self-discipline, goal setting, and communication skills are emphasized. JROTC encourages students to become involved, informed and responsible member of the community.

Students who have completed four years in high school JROTC are going on to college ROTC may be allowed to waive the first year of enrollment in the college ROTC if not a four year scholarship.

To enhance classroom lessons students may participate in after school and social activities that include field trips to military facilities and museums, drill and color guard, adventure and rifle teams, community service activites as well as a military ball.

Uniforms are issued and tailored at no cost to students. Students are required to keep uniforms clean and to wear them once a week. Students participate in regular inspection and are graded by their ability to wear the uniform correctly.

Students earn one elective credit for each year of JROTC. ONE year of JROTC satisfies .50 credit of the PE activity electives and TWO years of JROTC satisfies the fine art credit, physical fitness, and life management.

For more information please visit the ROTC Wikispaces at http://chsjrotc2015-16.wikispaces.com.

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