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Air Force JROTC 2021-2022 “Silver Star” Community Service With Excellence Award


Palmetto High School

804 North Hamilton Street

Williamston, SC  29697



MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – For the seventh consecutive year, AFJROTC Unit SC-942 at Palmetto High School has earned the Air Force Junior ROTC “Silver Star” Community Service with Excellence Award.  This prestigious award recognizes the top 5 percent of all AFJROTC units based on community service in support of schools and local communities.  Of the 870 AFJROTC units worldwide, only 45 units earned this award.  Of the 41 AFJROTC units in South Carolina, SC-942 is one of two to receive this award.  The mission of AFJROTC is to “Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.”  The importance of service and understanding how it positively impacts our cadets, schools, communities, and our nation is a critical component of what we strive to teach through the AFJROTC program. 

            The award is earned by units with the highest per cadet average of community service hours that are planned and conducted by cadets under the supervision of the AFJROTC instructors.  This award also recognizes the personal growth and accomplishments of the cadets, contributions of the instructors as mentors, and the support of the school and local community.

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

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Cadets assisting with the Williamston Cemetery Candle Lighting Service.
Williamston Park Cleanup
Cadets painting the student parking lot numbers.