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Annual Highlander JROTC Awards Night set for May 20

Special to the Sun

The Incline Highlander JROTC program is preparing for its final event of the year, the 32nd annual JROTC Awards Night at 5 p.m. in the IHS Theater on Wednesday, May 20.

The Highlander Battalion will award cadets for their achievements that they have earned throughout the year.

There will be distinguished presenters in attendance from various national, state, distinct and community organizations.

The evening will be the annual change of command ceremony, in which the next Battalion commander will be announced and will take charge for the remainder of the current school year and the forthcoming year.

Parents and community members are invited to attend.

The JROTC would also like to invite residents to the annual Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 22.

The event to honor soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice will be held at the flagpole in front of the school.

Raider Challenge recap

On May 2, the Highlander Battalion competed in the annual Raider Challenge, held this year at Spanish Springs High School.

This event was an opportunity for cadets to compete in six athletic events against five schools, featuring more than 60 cadets.

The events included teams of six participants competing in the PT test (physical training test), Rope Bridge, HMMV pull, Litter carry, rock wall climb and orienteering.

This article was submitted to the sun by JROTC students. For questions about JROTC or the above events, contact Shawn D. Malara at 775-337-7586 or smalara@washoeschools.net.