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Annual Awards Ceremony

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1. Reserve Officers Association (ROA)
Presented to Cadet Caleb Robinson Presented by  Cadet-COL Daniel Palis The Reserve Officers Association Award is presented to a cadet in the program for recognition of outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership ability. The cadet must demonstrate a high degree of loyalty to the unit, school, community, and the country. Since the ROA is not available to attend this evening, 
2. U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) Award for JROTC
Presented to Cadet Jaric Wandasan Presented by  Staff Sergeant Cory Stepp The U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) Award for JROTC is presented annually by USAREC to a Cadet at each school in recognition of outstanding achievement and contributions to the JROTC program. The Cadet must demonstrate qualities dependability and good character, respect military discipline and standards, and possess a fundamental and patriotic understanding of the importance of JROTC training.   
3. The National Sojourners Award (Pikes Peak Chapter #293)
Presented to Cadet Raven Miller Presented by  C/COL Daniel Palis. The National Sojourners Award (Pikes Peak Chapter #293) is presented annually to an outstanding 2nd year Cadet at each school who contributes much to encourage and demonstrate Americanism within the Corps of Cadets and on the campus.  
4. Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Award
Presented to Cadet Neena Holmes Presented by  Bob Haines The Sons of the American Revolution gives the award to a meritorious Cadet enrolled in the third year of Army JROTC. The cadet must exhibit a high degree of merit with respect to leadership qualities, military bearing, all-around excellence in JROTC activities, and community service. 
5. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Award 
Presented to Cadet Jordyn Machado Presented by  Jan Caffey The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Award is presented annually by the Daughters of the American Revolution to a Cadet at each school for outstanding ability and achievement. Have demonstrated qualities of dependability and good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership ability, and a fundamental and patriotic understanding of the importance of JROTC training. 
6. Daedalian JROTC Award
Presented to Cadet Sydney Kinoff Presented by  Brigadier General Randy Cubero The order of Daedalians is a fraternity of commissioned pilots from all military services. It is named after the legendary figure, Daedalus, and was organized by World War I commissioned military pilots who sought to perpetuate the spirit of patriotism, love of country and those high ideals of self-sacrifice which place service to the nation above personal safety and position. This award is offered to encourage the development of these traits in junior ROTC cadets, and to interest them in a military career. 
7. The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) Award
Presented to Cadet Zachary Lau Presented by  BG Anthony Trifiletti The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) Award is given to the cadet that has distinguished themselves by demonstrating overall improvement in military and scholastic studies during the school year. In order to have qualified, cadets must have indicated by military and scholastic grades, integrated-curricular activities, or individual endeavor a desire to serve his/her country. 
8. Veterans of Foreign Wars
Presented to Cadet Kristen Coombes Presented by  Kevin Reinhold The Veterans of Foreign Wars award is presented to cadets in the program for recognition of outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership ability. This includes personal attributes such as self-confidence, initiative, flexibility, and judgment. 
9. Military Order of the Purple Heart
Presented to Cadet Paige Ressler Presented by  MELVIN POSTLEWAITE The Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) Award recognizes an outstanding Cadet who demonstrates outstanding leadership ability and holds a  positive attitude toward the program and country. 
10. Scottish Rite of Freemasonry JROTC Award 
Presented to Cadet Jullia Flake Presented by  Dick Sater Scottish Rite of Freemasonry JROTC Award is  annually presented to an outstanding Cadet who demonstrates scholastic excellence and Americanism while contributing the most among cadets by deeds or conduct during participation in integrated-curricular activities or community projects. Cadets must have demonstrated academic excellence by being in the top 25 percent of his or her academic class. 
11. The Special Forces Association Award
Presented to Cadet Kaila Jones Presented by  John O’Brien The Special Forces Association award is presented for scholastic excellence and military proficiency, in keeping with the traditions and ideals of the U.S. Army Special Forces. The student must be in the top 10% of the JROTC class and the top 25% of their academic class. 
12.  Armed Forces Top Enlisted Association
Presented to Cadet Alaina Ruppert Presented by  Bill Avery/MIKE MYERS The Armed Forces Top Enlisted Association JROTC award is presented to a cadet in the program who demonstrated exceptional potential for military leadership. The cadet must also demonstrate a high degree of loyalty to the unit, school, community, and the country.
13a. The Military Officers Association America (MOAA)
Presented to Cadet James Martin Presented by  Jeffrey Wetjen The Military Officers Association America (MOAA) award recognizes an outstanding Cadet who has demonstrated exceptional potential for military leadership and loyalty. 
13b. The Military Officers Association America (MOAA)
Presented to Cadet Jordan Machado  Mrs. Clara Remele and Mr. Jeff Wetjen presented in honor of her late husband.   A part of the Military Officers Association of America presentation is a scholarship in honor of the late Jack Remele. This scholarship is given to a senior cadet who exhibits a high degree of leadership and responsibility in our Junior ROTC program.
14 Noncommissioned Officers Association (NCOA) Award for JROTC
Presented to Cadet Natalie Unger Presented by  Scott and Diane Carnahan Noncommissioned Officers Association (NCOA) Award for JROTC is presented annually by NCOA to an outstanding Non Commissioned Officer during the past school year. The cadet must have consistently exhibited high military bearing, personal appearance, deportment, and leadership ability in his or her unit. 
15 American Legion Awards Part 1 - Military Excellence Award -
  American Legion Awards awards are given annually to outstanding cadets at each school for outstanding military and scholastic excellence. 
Presented to Cadet  Kristen Farmer Presented by  Dean Noechel
To receive the Military Excellence Award a Cadet must be in the top 25 percent of his or her class in academic subjects and JROTC subjects, and Have demonstrated outstanding qualities in military leadership, discipline, character, and citizenship. 
16.American Legion Award Part 2 - Scholastic Excellence Award -
  American Legion Awards awards are given annually to outstanding cadets at each school for outstanding military and scholastic excellence. 
Presented to Cadet Mackenzie Maawac Presented by  Dean Noechel
To receive the Scholastic Excellence Award a Cadet must have actively participated in related student activities such as student organizations, constructive activities, or sports. 
17. The Retired Enlisted Association
Presented to Cadet Abby Ball Presented by  Robert Campbell The Retired Enlisted Association JROTC award is presented to a cadet in the program who demonstrated exceptional potential military leadership. To be eligible for this award the candidate must Demonstrate a high degree of loyalty to the unit, school, community, and the country. 
18. The American Veterans Award(AMVETS)
Presented to Cadet Bailey Cole Presented by  C/COL DANIEL PALIS The American Veterans Award award is presented for outstanding leadership, community/school involvement and academic achievement. To receive this award, cadets must demonstrate academic excellence and a high degree of military bearing both in and out of the military uniform. 
19. Elks Lodge Chapter #309
Presented to Cadet Christian Norman Presented by  Wade Mountz The Elks Lodge award consists of a ribbon with a medal pendant and is presented annually to an outstanding Cadet at each school who contributed the most to encourage and demonstrate Americanism within the Corps of Cadets and on the campus. 
20. Association of the United States of America (AUSA)
Presented to Cadet Cameron Scales Presented by  Doug Harris / Donald Caughey The Association of the United States of America award will be presented for outstanding leadership, community/school involvement and academic excellence. 
21. Horace L. Hunley Award 
Presented to Cadet  Ben Schneider Presented by  Don Creamer Horace L. Hunley Award is awarded to a second year cadet who has demonstrated the qualities of Honor, Courage, and in particular Commitment to his/her unit through the school year. 
23. United Daughters of the Confederacy Award
Presented to Cadet Rani Cruz-Bulala  Presented by  Paula Creamer United Daughters of the Confederacy Award is awarded to a Cadet who has demonstrated the qualities of Academic Excellence, Leadership Ability, Military Discipline, Dependability, Patriotism, and Exemplary Character; and who shall be chosen by the Military Officer in charge of the program.
24. Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War 
Presented to Cadet John Hess  Presented by  WILLIAM D. (Bill) LINN II Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War Award is awarded to a cadet who has stepped forward to accept the challenge of leadership in defending our Nation’s flag, principles and freedoms while demonstrating a high degree of patriotism to the nation and Academic Excellence. 
25. The Ronnie Tucker Memorial Scholarship
Presented to Cadet SYDNEY kINOFF Presented by  C/COL Daniel Palis Ronnie Tucker graduated from Fountain-Fort Carson High School in 2005 and had been a member of our Junior ROTC program and Trojan Battalion. Upon his graduation he joined the United States Army. In the words of his sister, and I quote, “Ronnie was an incredibly hard working and dedicated soldier. He remembered the lessons he had learned in JROTC and definitely carried them with him into his military career. On April 30th 2008 Ronnie was killed by a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq. Ronnie was an amazing soldier, but more importantly an incredible person. He was kind, genuine, courageous, and hilarious and he is missed every day.” It is in his honor that his mother Susan and his sisters Samantha and Daisy have established a scholarship for a graduating senior. The scholarship is awarded to a student who excels not only in JROTC, but also in all of their academic studies. The student must plan to continue their education after high school or intend to join the U.S. military.
26. The Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Award
Presented to Cadet Christian Norman Presented by  SFC Maria Morales(President of the Mountain Post SGT Audie Murphy Club), MSG Jovia Sutton (Vice President), and 1SG Isagani A. Maawac The Sergeant Audie Murphy Award is presented to a cadet who exhibits outstanding   leadership at a high level in the Junior ROTC program throughout the year. The award is given by the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club from Fort Carson.  The award is presented in honor of Sergeant Audie Murphy who was the most decorated American soldier during World War II. Sergeant Audie Murphy earned the medal of honor, distinguished service cross, silver star, legion of merit, and countless other awards for heroism. His motto was “You lead from the front”. 
27. Robert J. Jock JROTC Award 
Presented to Cadet Zita Fataki Presented by  SGM Bud Maison The Robert J. Jock Memorial Award is presented to a Cadet selected by the SAI who demonstrates a positive attitude towards JROTC; Exhibits outstanding military bearing and leadership potential; Possesses strong positive personal attributes such as courtesy, dependability, punctuality, respect, and cooperation; and Demonstrates patriotism (such as being a member of the color guard or drill team).  
28. Distinguished Cadet
Presented to Cadet Cheyenne Goddard  Presented by  SGM Rod Smith The Distinguished Cadet award is awarded annually to one cadet who exhibits the highest degree of excellence in scholastics.
29. The Senior Army Instructor Leadership Award
  Cadet Xavier James LET 1 Presented by SGM Rod Smith The Senior Army Instructor Leadership Award is awarded annually to one cadet per LET level who displays the highest degree of leadership.
  Cadet Cheyenne Goddard LET 2
  Cadet Zachary Weeks LET 3
  Cadet Christian Norman LET 4
30. Cadet Challenge Top Three Finishers 
Presented to Presented by  The Cadet Challenge is an annual physical fitness test administered within the junior ROTC program that tests a cadet’s physical prowess in 5 areas: pull-ups, curl-ups, shuttle run, a V-sit stretching event and a one mile run. It is very competitive and cadets work hard to prepare for this event from February through March. We now recognize the top three male and female competitors who have set the highest standards for all others to emulate. These awards are presented by SGM Bud Maison to the following Cadets:
  Cadet Rani Cruz-Bulala 3rd Place Female
  Cadet Tyler Hammond 3rd Place Male
  Cadet Neena Holmes 2nd Place Male
  Cadet Cole Davison 2nd Place Female
  Cadet Kristen Farmer 1st Place Female
  Cadet Skyler Scott 1st Place Male
31. CADET OF THE YEAR 
Presented to Presented by  WARRANT OFFICER ASSOCIATION AWARD is a U.S military decoration awarded by the US Warrant Officer Association limited to one outstanding Cadet in each LET level within the JROTC Program leadership who displays excellence within their respective Junior ROTC class LET level. These Cadets compete monthly throughout the school year in boards to demonstrate their competence and support of the Trojan Battalion. At the end of the school year, each Cadet of the Month competes in a board to be selected as the Cadet of the Year. Along with the WOA Award, these Cadets were promoted to the next rank, receive the Cadet of the Year Ribbon, Cadet of the Year Arc Pin, the Cadet of the Year Certificate, and the Cadet of the Year Cord that will be word for the next school year. This year’s awards are being presented by the Principal of Fountain Fort Carson Dr. Patrick Krumholtz to the following Cadets:
  C/SGT Christopher Garcia LET 1
  C/MSG Natalie Unger LET 2
  C/MAJ Cameron Scales  LET 3
  C/MAJ Elijah Kondratowicz LET 4
32. JROTC Superior Cadet Award
Presented to Presented by  The JROTC medal is a U.S military decoration awarded by Cadet Command limited to one outstanding Cadet in each LET level within the JROTC Program. The Cadet must be in the top 50 percent of his or her class in overall academic standing and in the top 10 percent of his or her Class in JROTC academically. These cadets are promoted to the next rank, receive the Superior Cadet Medal Pack,  the Superior Cadet Certificate, along with the proficiency and commendation ribbons.
  C/SGT XAVIER JAMES LET 1
  C/MSG CHEYENNE GODDARD LET 2
  C/MAJ ZACHARY WEEKS LET 3
  C/COL DANIEL PALIS LET 4

 

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