Our Cadets Do Amazing Things in Our Community!
Wonderful Team Work at the Rutherford B. Hayes Drill Competition
Westland AFJROTC Cadets competed in a drill team competition at Rutherford B Hayes High School in Delaware, OH. A total of 12 teams from around the state competed in the event. All of our cadets performed extremely well for their first competition of the season. Brianna Woods took 2nd place out of 250 cadets in the junior varsity (JV) knockout competition. Liberty Buckalew took 5th place and Lacey Hurst took 6th place out of 350 cadets in the combined JV and varsity knockout competition. Additionally, the varsity infantry drill regulation (IDR) armed team took 4th place and the varsity IDR unarmed team took 6th place.
Veterans Day Ceremonies
The Westland AFJROTC Cadets participated in the Veterans Day Ceremony at Alton Hall Elementary school. The Cadets presented the Colors while a choir of students sang our National Anthem. 41 Cadets attended, representing the Cougar Corps. This is the second year Westland has supported this honorable event.
The Westland AFJROTC Cadets marched in the Columbus Veterans Day Parade today. What a great example of Cougar Corps pride. The kids marched proudly and represented Westland well. We showed Central Ohio the quality of the students at Westland, and even made it on 10 TV News!
WHS Cadets Collect Food for Local Food Bank
During our 4 day food drive, WHS cadets collected over 950 lbs of non-perishable food items for the local Military Veterans Resource Center food bank.
November 8th - Veterans Day Celebrations
On November 8th, Westland AFJROTC's Cadets presented the colors at the Ohio Dept of Public Safety Veterans Recognition and Awards Ceremony. The Cadets honored our Veterans with a Service Flag Ceremony honoring each Veteran as their respective Service song was played. Cadet Lexi Schumacher commanded the Color Guard, accompanied by Corey Falke, Jordan Schneider, and Brian Arthur. Cadets Ashley Harrington, Hannah Ross, Bethony Fay, Lexi Schumacher, and Corey Falke performed the Service Flag Ceremony. Below are some of the event held in the Ohio Dept of Transportation HQ Auditorium.