For the 10th consecutive year, the Bush High School Navy JROTC placed First Overall in the annual Fort Bend ISD JROTC Drill Competition, held at Clements High School. More than 250 FBISD cadets competed in various categories and events, including physical fitness, marksmanship, color guard, personnel inspections and basic and exhibition drill.
The Broncos also earned the following awards:
• 1st place, physical fitness, armed drill, unarmed drill and male color guard
• 1st place, sit-ups (Cadets Daniel Mendoza and Jada Hightower)
• 1st place, push-ups (Cadet Stephanie McManus)
• 3rd place, male push-ups and sit-ups
• 3rd place, female push-ups and sit-ups
The Bush Broncos NJROTC is commanded by Cadet Commander Joel Onemu and assisted by Executive Officer Cadet Lieutenant Commander Jesse Kwok.
Junior ROTC is an elective course offered at every Fort Bend ISD high school. The Navy JROTC was established to help today’s youth meet life’s challenges. The program mission is to instill in students in secondary educational institutions the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment.