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Destrehan High’s Air Force JROTC gets Distinguished Unit Award for

By Staff Report - May 2, 2007

The Air Force Junior ROTC Unit LA-932 at Destrehan High School has been selected as one of 321 units to receive the 2006-2007 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.

This award recognizes Air Force Junior ROTC units that have performed above and beyond normal expectations, and have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force Junior ROTC mission of producing better citizens for America.

The objectives of the Junior ROTC program are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills, promote community service, instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline through character education, and to provide instruction in air and space fundamentals.

Enrollment is open to all young people who are in the 9th grade or higher, physically fit, and are citizens or nationals of the United States.

For more information contact Destrehan High School’s principal, Ms Lorel Gonzales or the Air Force Junior ROTC department at Destrehan High School at 985-764-4025.