News and Tribune

Floyd County

March 19, 2014

Bringing home the gold: Floyd county NJROTC programs win in competition

Officers cleaned up at competition last weekend

FLOYD COUNTY — If there’s anything they know like the back of their hands, it’s their drill manual.

Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp. units from new Albany High School and Floyd Central High School came home from a competition last weekend with several trophies.

Floyd Central’s color guard won the Navy’s Area 3 East Regional Championship Drill Meet in Columbus, Ohio. It was its first championship win in 20 years and the only time it’s come away from that competition with a first-place award.

Cadets Kayla Jones, Nathan Cabral, Destiny DeSpain and Alexis Martin were on the winning color guard team.

They also brought home a second place win in armed individual drill regulation, and fourth place for individual in-place drill, among others.

New Albany High School also attended the competition and brought home its share of trophies. Cadets Chandler Berry, Briendyn Berry, Danielle Brown and Ty Demuth brought home six trophies and earned a nomination to the Navy National Competition in Pensacola, Fla., next month.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Floyd County
LOCAL MAGAZINES
Easter 2014 photos


Click on any photo to purchase it.

SPECIAL CONTENT
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Dozens Feared Dead Republicans Hold a Hearing on IRS Lost Emails Raw: Mourners Gather As MH17 Bodies Transported Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: MH17 Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball
2013 Photos of the year


Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.