By Major Thomas Edwards
Red River High School (RRHS) Cadets Kaitlyn Antilley, Chloe Pickett, Layton Kerby, Hannah Pickett, Erik Hanson, and Caleb Waters completed the Cadet Leadership Course (CLC) from June 9, 2019 to June 15, 2019 at Grambling State University. The course consisted of classroom education, confidence course, orienteering, rappelling tower, and drill training.
All RRHS Cadets received individual and/or flight awards. Kaitlyn Antilley received the Warrior Spirit Award. Erik Hanson received the Military Excellence Award. Layton Kerby received the Special Recognition Award and sign the National Anthem at graduation. Chloe Pickett received the Outstanding Leadership Award and was Guide Arm Bearer for Alpha Flight. Hannah Pickett and Caleb Waters received Flight Awards.
Red River High posted, “So proud of our RRHS JROTC cadets who attended the Cadet Leadership Course Parade at Grambling State University. Congratulations on the graduation and extra awards you all received. Thanks to Major Edwards for taking these kids to your last camp before you head to the retirement life. We were lucky to have you. We will make you proud next year Major.”
Major Thomas Edwards has concluded his duties at Red River High. Edwards has retired from teaching and his position as head of Red River’s Junior ROTC program.