The Daniel Boone High School Marine Corps JROTC consistently places in the top 10 percent in the nation and is proud to once again be the recipient of the Marine Corps Reserve Association Award for the region. Theses students will be visiting local homes on Saturday, Sept. 28, as part of their annual fundraiser.

From STAFF REPORTS

The Daniel Boone High School Marine Corps JROTC has been selected as the recipient of the Marine Corps Reserve Association Award for the region comprising 11 states in the southeastern United States.

The MCRA Award distinguishes Daniel Boone High School as one of the top four MCJROTC programs in the nation.

Criteria for selection are based on a unit’s record of competitive activities, commitment of the cadets to school and community service, and results of an annual inspection by the program’s national headquarters. 

This is the program’s fourth consecutive and seventh overall MCRA award since 2010. It is also the 21st consecutive year Daniel Boone’s unit has been designated a Naval Honor School, placing the program among the top 10 percent of all units nationwide.

The Daniel Boone High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps will be holding its annual fund raising event on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m.. to 6 p.m.. The cadets will be going door to door, in uniform, in the Boones Creek, Gray, Sulphur Springs, Fall Branch and Telford area seeking donations. Donations are tax deductible and will be used to pay for drill competitions, other competitive matches and to defray student cost for lodging and meals. For more information please contact Master Gunnery Sergeant Michael H. Gardner USMC (Ret.), at 477-1612.