Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Scripps, San Diego High JROTC Academic Teams Head East

San Diego High School team.
Teams from Scripps Ranch High School Air Force JROTC and San Diego High School Army JROTC are heading to the final round of the College Options Foundation JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl in June, with San Diego Unified becoming the only district in the nation that qualified two teams.

The San Diego High School team placed first against other Army JROTC squads in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington and will compete in the Army JROTC Academic Championship for a chance to compete in the JROTC Tri-Service Academic Bowl Championship.

Scripps Ranch High School team.
The Scripps Ranch team topped others from Arizona, California, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington. They'll compete against 15 other teams at the Air Force JROTC Academic Championships to go on to the JROTC Tri-Service Academic Bowl Championship.

Both championships will be held June 22-26, 2012 in Washington, DC. The program is sponsored by the College Options Foundation, which helps students prepare for and get to college.

"Congratulations to both our teams’ achievement," said LTC David Guzman, director of San Diego Unified's JROTC programs. "We look forward to seeing them succeed in Washington, D.C."

For more information, please contact Guzman at dguzman1@sandi.net.