0n the evening of Sept. 25, the Mid-Carolina High School JROTC Battalion conducted its fall promotion ceremony in the school cafeteria. There were 75 JROTC cadets and approximately 60 family members, faculty and friends.
Ray Cooper, principal, was the guest of honor while Ltc. John Brooks and Sfc. Donald Foster officiated.
The ceremony consisted of recognition of nine JROTC cadets who attended the annual JROTC summer camp
At Fort Jackson, the pysical training awards went to Ironman, C/Maj. Jorge Maldanado and Ironwoman, C/Cpt. Callie Hockman along with individual promotions of second, third, and fourth year cadets.
The ceremony culminated with the promotions of C/Csm. Gabe Phillip to Batallion Command Sgt. Major, C/Maj Jorge Maldonaldo to Battalion Executive Officer and C/Ltc Gabe Shakkori to Battalion Commander.
With its leadership and chain of command installed, the Mid-Carolina JROTC Battalion can begin a vigorous year of JROTC activities and community support.