NJROTC Rifle Team at Nationals

NJROTC Rifle Team at Nationals

In only their 2nd year competing in the NJROTC Precision Marksmanship class, CCHS NJROTC qualified and participated in the NJROTC National Shoulder to Shoulder Rifle Match in Chandler AZ from February 5th-8th. The top 30 teams from the entire NJROTC program earn the privilege of competing in this match.

After the last shot was fired on Saturday, CCHS finished 3rd place. Additionally, CCHS NJROTC had two of the top eight competitors; 7th place Connor Ingram & 8th place Thomas Shepard.

Additionally, finishing 3rd qualifies the team to participate in the Service Nationals against the best Marine, Army, & Air Force Teams. This match will be held in Camp Perry Ohio from March 19-21st. Senior Naval Science Instructor LtCol Banta stated that “words can’t describe how proud I am of this team, these cadets have been working so hard and it is paying off” Additionally, he stated that he wanted to thank the parents, school, & community for their support. Team wouldn’t be where they are without the outstanding support.