Cadets shoot for the title at the JROTC National Air Rifle Championships

By Sarah Windmueller

Over 200 Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Cadets took aim March 23-25 in hopes of being named one of the top marksmen in the nation at the 2023 JROTC National Air Rifle Championship held at Camp Perry, Ohio.

“It’s the Nationals. This is the highest of the high, unless you go to the Junior Olympics,” said Naqkara McKinney, a senior from Austin E. Lathrop High School in Alaska. “Only the top shooters will make it here and it’s a big deal for other JROTCs to have their kids sent here.”

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