On May 18th, Sandhills Chapter Compatriots MAJ (Ret) Charles Spelman – Veterans Recognition & JROTC Committee Chairman and Bruce Fensley – Sandhills Chapter President visited the Richmond Sr. High School in Rockingham, NC, to attend a “Dine In – Dine Out” JROTC “Raiders” Awards Ceremony that was hosted by the JROTC Commander, Major (Army) Darryl Kelly.

The recipient of the Sandhills Chapter Sons of the American Revolution “Outstanding Cadet” JROTC Award was Alfonso Perez. Cadet Perez opened this impressive ceremony by singing “The Star-Spangled Banner”, our National Anthem. He is currently a Junior at Richmond Sr. High School, and the 1st Platoon Sargent of Bravo Company, of the “Raiders” unit.

During this awards ceremony we witnessed a very successful JROTC Program that is working to build Outstanding Future Americans through; Training, Leadership, Discipline, Motivation, and Team work.

Congratulations to Cadet Alfonso Perez and to the Leadership Team of the Richmond Sr. High School JROTC Unit.