JROTC cadet honored

Published 12:19 am Friday, May 11, 2018

Special to The Daily News

The Louisiana Society of the Sons of American Revolution recently honored JROTC Lumberjack Battalion Cadet Imani Jefferson with the Outstanding JROTC Cadet for the State of Louisiana.
Jefferson received the JROTC Silver Medallion and Scholarship check during the Youth Awards portion of the Society’s annual meeting held near the grounds of the State Capitol in Baton Rouge. Jefferson was recommended by her military science instructor and school principal for her outstanding academic and leadership achievements during the 2017-18 school year.
Jefferson also submitted a well-composed essay regarding the merits and experiences with the JROTC program. Jefferson’s potential for leadership was recognized with a promotion to Cadet Commander of the Lumberjack Battalion.
Any male who is a lineal descendant of an ancestor who supported the war for American Independence is eligible for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution. For further information, visit online at www.lassar.org.