Cadets from Forest Park High School & Woodbridge Senior High School organized a 5K Run/Walk in celebration of 99 years of JROTC.
The JROTC Cadets from Forest Park High School and Woodbridge Senior High School organized a 5K Run/Walk celebrating over 99 years of JROTC in our county.
On Saturday, 25 April, First Sergeant (Ret.) Anthony Garris and First Sergeant (Ret.) Daniel Jackson (Forest Park and Woodbridge Senior High Schools) lead over 100 JROTC and George Mason University ROTC cadets, parents/guardians, and members of the Prince William and Fairfax Counties participated in the 5K Run/Walk at Occoquan Regional Park in Lorton, VA.
Our distinguished guest was Colonel Lawrence Anyanwu, Commander, 4th Brigade, Army ROTC from Fort Bragg, NC and the Professor of Military Science, George Mason University Patriot Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Travis Southwick.
Simultaneously, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Victor Burnette ran with a group of ten Woodbridge Senior High School Viking Battalion cadets as they joined several college ROTC programs and other high school JROTC program from Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia at Fort Myer VA.
A special note of thanks to the Forest Park and Woodbridge Senior High parent support groups for assisting the cadets with set up and registration.