The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
(MCJROTC) won the Midwest Sectional Drill Meet this past Saturday. This qualifies the cadets to compete in the MCJROTC Region 1 meet in Reading, PA on March 2nd, with the chance to qualify for the National Meet in Washington, DC on April 13th. These trips will be done at no cost to MCHS or the cadets. They are fully funded by the Marine Corps. The other qualifiers from the Midwest Sectional were Chicago Pritzker College Prep, Indianapolis Ben Davis, and Portage. There are 21 MCJROTC schools in the Midwest section. MCHS earned first place in both the Armed and Unarmed Basic Regulation events. Those units were commanded by Cadet Captain Tyler Stockley and Cadet Gunnery Sergeant Danny Walker. The Wolves also placed third in Armed Exhibition, third in Color Guard A, second in Color Guard B, and third
in Marksmanship. Those drill units were commanded by Stockley, Cadet First Sergeant Zach Benedict, and Cadet Corporal Josh Wilhelm. The cadets’ next meet will be at Purdue University in West Lafayette on Dec 8th . They will then travel to East Aurora High School in Illinois on January 19th before heading to Reading, PA for the Regional meet in March.