Cadets Chang and Melchor recognized for outstanding achievement
Fourteen Elkins High School Air Force JROTC cadets were among more than 300 students throughout Texas to attend the third annual Houston Area Air Force JROTC Cadet Leadership Course, held June 11-17 at the University of Houston.
During the weeklong training, the cadets completed one of three physically demanding courses – including basic, intermediate and advanced. The training gave the cadets an opportunity to develop their leadership, decision-making and communication skills, while building self-confidence.
Elkins AFJROTC cadets participating in the leadership course included:
Discovery Basic Course – Cadets Royce Carrizal, Victor Chang, Jose Falcon, Jason Jumawon, Adrian Melchor, Meghna Paul, Sharon Samuel, James Smith, Destiny Swafford and Paulavion Williams.
Challenger Intermediate Course – Cadet Jack Rosner.
Endeavor Advanced Course – Cadets Seth Owens, David Perches and Tanmay Shah.
The event also recognized recent graduates Cadet Victor Chang and Cadet Adrian Melchor for their achievements. Chang received recognition as an Honor Graduate at the Top 15 percent of his class; and Melchor received recognition as a Distinguished Graduate for being among the Top five percent of his graduating class.