Cadets win trophies

Published 12:06 am Saturday, December 24, 2011

Northside High School’s Air Force JROTC drill team competed in a drill competition at Terry Stanford High School in Cumberland County. Out of 24 schools, Northside received three trophies: two third-place trophies and one second-place trophy. Darren Harris and Desiree Horner came in second place in the male individual armed event.

“The road to winning a trophy at the drill meet was not easy. There was much time spent practicing and going over the routine over and over many times. Although the road to winning the trophy was not easy, the sense of pride and accomplishment fully made up for all of the hard work and time spent,” Harris said.

Horner took third place along with Dalton Siggler in the female individual armed event. Northside cadets took third place in the element unarmed event under the leadership of Harris, Siggler, Aldo Plasencia, Brandon Batchler, Dustin Taylor and Demarkis Crandall.

Cadets look forward to the upcoming spring competition as they travel to Raleigh and Elizabeth City. Northside will host the 17th Panther Invitational Drill Competition on March 3, which is open to the public.