UNION COUNTY — The Union County JROTC Yellow Jacket Battalion held promotions for the second time of the 2015-2016 school year on Jan. 26 and Jan. 27.
This promotion followed the issuance of the second quarter report cards and was the second opportunity for cadets to pin on rank. As always, each promotion-eligible cadet had to obtain the concurrence of each of his or 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/ PFC Xavier Nelson, C/ PFC Matthew Roberts, C/ PFC Destiny Fowler, C/ CPL Deanta Spencer, and C/ 1SG Bobby Bedore.
From Bravo Company: C/ PVT April Shugart, C/ PFC Daniel Revis, C/ PFC Anna Lipsey, C/ PFC Randy Riddle, C/ PFC Bary Taylor, C/ CPL Latiza Gray, C/ SSG Dillon Earls, C/ SSG Blake Johnson, and C/ SSG Dimitri Dean.