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Release August 3, 2012
Marietta High School Air Force Junior ROTC
Cadets Reap 18 Top Leadership School Awards
Cadets capture 18 "Top Leadership Awards"
Marietta, GA - Marietta High School (MHS) Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) Unit GA-20021 cadet Harry McMahon recently earned the Distinguished Cadet Award, the highest award presented at the Summer Leadership School at Converse College. Of the 37 MHS AFJROTC cadets attending the 2012 Summer Leadership School, 23 received top awards.
"MHS cadets competed against 302 cadets from 22 other schools representing North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia," said Lt. Col. James T. Wilson, MHS Senior Aerospace Science Instructor. "Without a doubt, the cadets representing MHS at this year's Summer Leadership School made us proud, and continued to set the bar high for next year."
Converse University – 2012 Cadet Summer Leadership School Awards
Advance School Leadership Award
- Cadet Jerome Hurley
Advance School Best Personal Inspection
- Cadet Ashlie Hayden
Squadron Cadre Leadership Awards
- Cadet Trager Kviten
Advance Cadets Top Male Physical Fitness Award
- Cadet Chandler Lippold
Outstanding Flight Cadre Awards
- Cadet Jordan Marion-Planes, Gabrielle Friese, and Mamsal Secka
Outstanding Staff Officers Awards
- Cadet Ashley Laster, and Courtney Hill
Top Academic Award
- Cadet Harry McMahon
- Cadet Colton Atkinson, Andrew Beard, Ahnjelica Knight, and Harry McMahon
"To earn honor graduate status, a cadet must rank in the top ten percent of all the cadets at the leadership school. The Top Academic Award is reserved for the camp's highest overall test score average for the week," added Lt. Col. Wilson.