Council Honors JROTC Cadets

 At our April 16 luncheon held at the Plantation Golf and Country Club, we honored the this year’s top cadets from  Venice High School’s MCJROTC and from North Port High School’s NJROTC. Guest speaker for the event was Captain Kevin Kenney, Commanding Officer of the Navy ROTC unit at the University of South Florida.

In addition to two Theodore Roosevelt medals, a total of $5000 was awarded: Three one-thousand dollar scholarships to cadets, and $1000 each to support the JROTC programs at Venice and North Port High Schools.

 Recognized were: 

North Port High School NJROTC

        Theodore Roosevelt Medal: 

          Cadet Jonathan Meise.

        Sarasota - Manatee Navy League Scholarships ($1000 each): 

          Cadet Commander Devon Poulos

          Cadet Jonah McCrorey


    Venice High School MCJROTC: 

        Theodore Roosevelt Medal:

          Cadet 1/LT Jordan Lake 

        Sarasota - Manatee Navy League Scholarships ($1000): 

          Cadet Sarah Goguen

Color Guard from Venice High School MCJROTC

Cadet Devon Poulos receiving his $1000 Scholarship check from Captain Kenney and President Tim Rocklein

Cadet Jonah McCrorey receiving his $1000 Scholarship check

Cadet Sarah Goguen receiving her $1000 Scholarship check

Cadet 1st LT. Jordan Lake-recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Youth Medal

Cadet Lt. Jonathan Meise-Recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Youth Medal

CWO Bob Reed, Senior Military Instructor at Venice High School receiving a check for $1000 for support of the MCJROTC

David Jones, Principal of North Port High School, receiving a check for $1000 from President Tim Rocklein for support of the NJROTC

Captain Kevin Kenney receiving a set of Tervis Tumblers from President Tim Rocklein