Lawton, OK -MacArthur High School’s (MHS) JROTC Highlander Battalion competed in the Top of Texas Drill Meet on Saturday, Oct. 7, in Wichita Falls, TX.
The cadets competed against 12 other teams from Oklahoma and Texas. The Highlander Battalion won third place as Overall Grand Champions.
The following MHS JROTC teams and individuals earned recognition:
The varsity Unarmed Drill Team, commanded by Cadet CSM Anna Colburn, won first in the Regulation Phase, second in the Inspection Phase and third in the Exhibition Phase. Colburn won first place as the Unarmed Drill Team Commander.
The junior varsity Unarmed Drill Team, commanded by Cadet Corporal Reigne Riboroso, placed fifth during the Inspection Phase and sixth in the Regulation Phase. Riboroso placed fifth as an Unarmed Drill Team Commander.
The Armed Drill Team, commanded by Cadet SGT Dante' Aguilar, placed third in both the Regulation and Inspection phases.
The Female Color Guard, commanded by Cadet LTC Laeyyah Ginn, placed second during the Performance Phase.
The Male Physical Fitness Team won 3rd place in Pull Ups, and the Female Physical Fitness Team placed second in the Long Jump and third in the 300 meter Shuttle Run.
MHS Senior Army Instructor, MAJ Craig Redfearn, congratulates the cadets on a job well done.
**Photo courtesy of MAJ Craig Redfearn, MHS Senior Army Instructor