UNION COUNTY — The Union County JROTC Yellow Jacket Battalion held the second promotions of the 2013-2014 school year on Oct. 30.
This promotion followed the issuance of the first quarter report cards and was the first opportunity for freshman cadets to pin on rank. As always, each promotion-eligible cadet had to obtain the concurrence of each of his/her teachers to ensure that cadets are performing in every class, not just JROTC. Many parents and other family members attended and participated in the ceremonies.
The following cadets were promoted based on their academics, physical fitness, conduct, and leadership.
From Alpha Company: C/PVT Austin Roark, C/PVT Caleb Brewington, C/CPL Matthew Still, C/SGT Darius Washington, C/SGT Gino Ferguson, C/SGT Jessica Sowers, C/SSG Francisco Ramirez, C/SSG Les Wentz, and C/SGT Ricky White.
From Bravo Company: C/PFC Kolby Riddle, C/PFC Robert Best, C/PFC Devon Dyer, C/PFC Skylar Senn, C/PFC Ivanna Bell, C/CPL Ronnie Woodruff, C/SGT Cathryn Young, C/SSG Trenton Wright, C/1SG Quandarius Neal.
From Charlie Company: C/PVT CeJay Davis, C/PVT Hunter Plemmons, C/PVT Callie Mclain, C/PFC Darius Gory, C/PFC Sarah McGee, C/PFC Darrian Jeter, C/PFC Shelby Summers, C/CPL Bradley Scott, C/SGT Brian Best, C/SGT Jeffrey McDaniel, C/SGT Judson Lawson, C/SGT Taylor Lee, C/SGT Toni Teal, C/SSG Alex Childers, C/SSG Austin Keatley, C/SFC Denise Cipriano. Also Assistant S-4: C/SGT Lea Kershaw.
This article was written by C/1LT Hailey Sherbert.