Rocket Battalion Drill and Rifle Team Compete in Annual Sergeant Major Paul Gray Drill Meet

Twenty-two cadets from the Rocket Battalion Drill and Rifle Team competed in the annual Sergeant Major Paul Gray Drill Meet on Saturday March 9th, 2019. The first event was the Academic portion which required cadets Amber Doan, Hunter Medley, Aleya Powell, Eli Price, and Sarah Pride to take a timed test consisting of military and JROTC knowledge. Next, the Precision and Sporter teams, consisting of Amber Doan, Aleya Powell, Austin Vanwinkle, and Larry Vanwinkle on Precision and Hayley Allen, Richie Clouse, Damien Johnson, and Sarah Pride on Sporter shot in the Rifle Championships. Amber Doan placed 10th individually with a score of 270. The last event of the day was armed and unarmed Individual drill which required cadets to follow drill commands given by a Drill Sergeant while being graded on how they execute them. Competitors consist of Hayley Allen, Kayman Baldwin, Madison Bryant, Richie Clouse, Chanler Cole, Andrew Didelot, Andrew Durham, Kansas Kirby, Damien Johnson, Hunter Medley, Eli Price, Sarah Pride, Alex Robinson, Caleb Tompkins, and Austin Vanwinkle. Hunter Medley placed 7th in unarmed earning his first award while Chanler Cole placed 2nd earning his 2nd award.