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Putnam Schools $4K Grant Goes To Upperman JROTC

Putnam County School System awarded a $4,000 grant to honor Board Member Dawn Fry’s service on the Utrust Board of Trustees. The Utrust Trustee Choice grant provides for Fry to choose up to $4,000 in projects that she wishes to fund. Fry chose to give the funds to the Upperman High School JROTC program in honor of 15-year-old Olivia Taylor, ... Read More »

Overton School Board Continuing Work On JROTC Application Process

After two months of gathering information on a possible JROTC program at Livingston Academy, the Overton School Board is ready to submit an application. Chair Mike Hayes said that officials spent time with Clarkrange and York Institute Officials to see their program. “It talks a lot about leadership, discipline,” Hayes said. “And it offers extracurricular activities for those kids that ... Read More »

Overton BOE To Consider JROTC Application Next Month

The Overton County School System has met the criteria to apply for a JROTC program. At least 10 percent of the student base needed to say they would participate.  School Board Chair Mike Hayes said 130 students expressed interest, meeting the requirement. “Once we get approved, we have to maintain the 100 students or 10 percent year after year or ... Read More »

Clarkrange HS Army JROTC Claims National Title On First Attempt

The Clarkrange High School Army JROTC have claimed another national title after winning the Fitness Championship at Daytona Beach, Florida. RTOC Instructor 1st Sergeant Gilbert Sandoval said this event has historically been won by the Navy and Air Force but now the Army JROTC has claimed victory. Sandoval said his nine cadets were the only Army RTOC team selected to ... Read More »