Annual Junior ROTC National Essay Contest

The JROTC Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to give Cadets an opportunity to assimilate lessons learned from JROTC curriculum and communicate their knowledge in writing. Participating in the essay contest exposes Cadets to a key component of 21st Century Education: writing.

2017-18 Theme: "Emotional Intelligence"

FY 2017-18 - 1st Place

JROTC National Essy Contest 1st Place Winner Cadet Derek Pena Cadet Derek Pena
6th Bde
Monarch High School
Coconut Creek, FL
Click here to read the winning essay.

2nd Place

Cadet Natalie Mobley
8th Bde
Bartlett High School
Anchorage, AK

3rd Place

Cadet Diamond Davis
3rd Bde
Moberly Senior High School
St. Moberly, MO

Entries | 2nd Bde

Cadet Kristina Briggs
White Mountains Regional High School
Whitefield, NH

Entries | 4th Bde

Cadet Theodore Montejo
East Burke High School
Connelly Springs, NC
Cadet Janylah Smith
Mallard Creek High School
Charlotte, NC
Cadet Devin Long
Oak Ridge Military Academy
Oak Ridge, NC

Entries | 5th Bde

Cadet Austin Bruggeman
Centennial High School
Pueblo, CO
Cadet Abigail Valadez
New Mexico Military Institute
Roswell, NM
Cadet Katherine Coyle
S.H. Rider High School
Wichita Falls, TX

Entries | 6th Bde

Cadet Jessica Pelletier
New Century Technology High School
Huntsville Al
Cadet Breanna Elie
Ivanna Eudora Kean High School
St. Thomas, VI
Cadet Zachary D. Savoie
Brandon High School
Brandon, MS
Cadet Madison Sloan
GMC PREP High School
Milledgeville, GA
Cadet Allyson Smith
Station Camp High School
Hendersonville, TN
Cadet Lia Norman
Genesee Career Institute
Flint, MI

Entries | 8th Bde

Cadet Chander Robinson
Graham-Kapowsin High School
Graham, WA