JROTC

Francis Lewis JROTC program sends two more students to West Point
Francis Lewis JROTC program sends two more students to West Point
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 5/20/2013 at 2:01PM

The country’s largest Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) program will send two more cadets to West Point. Aaron Lin, 19, and Brian Nepogoda, 17, have been accepted to the U.S. Military Academy. The JROTC program at their high school, Francis Lewis, has sent more than 20 cadets to West Point since 2003. Five of [...]

Francis Lewis High School drill team wins nationals
Francis Lewis High School drill team wins nationals
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 5/18/2013 at 12:34PM

A Queens drill team left high and dry in September has taken back the national title. Francis Lewis High School’s unarmed team earned an almost perfect score May 6 at the 31st annual National High School Drill Team Championships in Daytona Beach, Florida. “It brings tears to my eyes thinking back to how hard they [...]