Cadets from the Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) attended the National Drill Camp conducted by Sports Network International (SNI) at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas from July 7-13. SNI also conducts the National Marine and All-Service Drill Championship meets. The Marine Corps funded the camp, to include the round trip flight.The objective of the camp was to provide the techniques and strategies that make a champion drill team. The instructors at the camp came from schools that have been perennial competitors at national championship meets. MCHS cadets came away from the camp with the knowledge of what it takes to win a national championship, and the motivation and confidence that it can be done at Michigan City.The cadets will remain busy through the summer. In addition to voluntary drill practices, three cadets will be attending a Senior Leadership Camp in Boswell, PA, from July 21-27. Cadets will be assisting with the set-up and running of the Michigan City Area Schools (MCAS) Back-To-School Rally on August 8th at the old Elston practice football field. The rally provides free school supplies for all MCAS students. Cadets will also assist with Freshmen Orientation on August 13th, the day prior to classes starting for all MCAS schools.
July 16th, 2019|Local News|