Alvarado High School JROTC: STEM in all we do

Submitted by: LTC (Ret) Derrick A. Corbett, SAI  On Thursday, 27 Oct 2022, the Army JROTC cadets of Alvarado High School (Alvarado, TX) traveled to the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. The cadets visited the flight line, EOD working dog teams and the Air Traffic Control Tower. The lead pilot on the … Read more

West Point Leadership Ethics and Diversity in STEM (LEADS) Workshop

Story by: CW4 (R) Christine Landers On 4 NOV 2022 Hillcrest High School attended the West Point LEADS Workshop. The workshop was to provide DISD JROTC Cadets a chance to work with current US Military Academy Cadets as well as a small team of West Point Staff. Leadership, Ethics and Diversity was discussed in an … Read more

Belaire High School and Liberty Magnet High School Robotics Teams compete at State and National Championships

Liberty and Belaire HS JROTC VEX

Story submitted by COL (R) William Laigaie Belaire High School and Liberty Magnet High School Robotics Teams competed at the State Championships and National Championships in May 2022.  Cadets design, build, code, test and compete VEX brand robots compete in events put on by the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation.  JROTC plans to onboard more … Read more

Dardanelle High School JROTC and Computer Science programs fund STEM initiatives

Dardanelle High School JROTC 1a

Story by: LTC (R) Darrell (Wallie) Shaw Dardanelle High School JROTC and Computer Science programs were recently awarded a $17,141 Innovation in Computer Science grant from the Arkansas Department of Education. The grant will fund an initiative to develop virtual reality and other extended reality applications for students and teachers. The grant will also help … Read more