Marietta High School (MHS) has one of the largest, most decorated JROTC programs in the southeast United States. Their proud tradition of awards continued this past summer at the Converse College Leadership School, held in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Forty-four Marietta High School JROTC cadets attended the Converse College Leadership School, where they trained and competed against 307 cadets from 22 other schools from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The MHS JROTC program received a myriad of awards and recognitions including:
- Cadet Kimberly Alvarado, received Overall Best Room Inspection
- Cadets Kimberly Alvarado, Fatima Badillo, Danielle Davern, Flory Jimon-Castro, Erika Jimon-Castro, Crystal Martinez and Kaylee Vicente were selected as Outstanding Flight Drill (Seven out of 12 cadets selected)
- Cadets Kimberly Alvarado, Rayshell Ali, Fatima Badillo, Erika Jimon Castro and Melissa Amaya were selected as Honor Graduates
- Cadets Prosper Allen, Hector Barocio and Brittany Perez selected Outstanding Flight Cadre
- Cadets Jamila Hughes, Vanesa Mijes and Brandon Reyes selected as Outstanding Logistic Officers
- Cadets Khamari Chambers, Hayden Hicks and Viviana Rodriguez were all Leadership School Outstanding Evaluators
- Cadets Jasmine Barker and Olivia Gould won Outstanding Squadron Commanders
- Cadet Meagan Alfaro won Outstanding Group Commander Award
- Cadet Charlotte Hettrich was presented with the Commander Eagle, the highest award given at Leadership School
Marietta City Schools is immensely proud of all 44 MHS cadets for their outstanding performance and wonderful display of leadership during the 2019 Converse College Leadership School.