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Air Force JROTC 2021-2022 Distinguished Unit Award

 

NEWS RELEASE

Palmetto High School

804 North Hamilton Street

Williamston, SC  29697

  

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – AFJROTC Unit SC-942 at Palmetto High School has been selected to receive the 2021-2022 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.  Palmetto High School AFJROTC has received the Distinguished Unit Award for fifteen years.  This award recognizes Air Force Junior ROTC units that have performed well above and beyond normal expectations, and that have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force Junior ROTC citizen development mission for America. 

            The objectives of the Junior ROTC program are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline through character education, and to provide instruction in air and space fundamentals.  Enrollment at Palmetto High School is open to middle and high school students who are in the 8th to 12th grades.

            Air Force Junior ROTC is located in close to 870 high schools across the United States and at selected schools in Europe, in the Pacific and in Puerto Rico.  Air Force Junior ROTC enrollment includes more than 125,000 cadets who do over 1.6 million hours of community service each year. 

            For more information contact Palmetto High School Principal, Mr. Robby Roach or the Air Force Junior ROTC Department at 847-7311.