JROTC Cadet Erin Edwards Advances to National
Joseph Koffel Places 1st in State
Eagle Scout Christian Pugh Wins 4th Place at National SAR
Eagle Scout Christian Pugh, the 2016 Washington State winner of the Arthur and Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarship Contest, placed 4th in the Nation at the SAR Spring Leadership Conference. As the Washington State winner, Christian received a $500 check, a handsome Eagle statuette, the winners medal and a BSA-SAR patch.
At their April Chapter meeting, the John Paul Jones Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), honored Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Erin Edwards, of Roughrider Company, Port Angeles High School, as both the chapter and state winner of their JROTC Enhanced Essay Contest.
JROTC Cadet Cassandra Middlestead Places 2nd
Rumbaugh Oration Contest winner, Joseph Koffel, performed his oration talk for Spokane #1 Chapter. The content of his talk was superb and well delivered. It was about Timothy Murphy, a celebrated Revolutionary War Sniper who fought at the Battle of Saratoga. Sergeant Murphy is believed to be the sniper who killed a key British Commander at a crucial moment during the battle.
The Spokane Chapter was pleased to present Joseph with a $500 check for his oration. He also received an Eagle Scout certificate & patch for his Eagle Scout essay, and a Knight Essay certificate and Challenge coin for his Knight Essay entry. His parents were present for the oration and awards presentations, and proudly recorded the event for posterity.
Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Cassandra Middlestead, of Roughrider Company, Port Angeles High School, placed second in the John Paul Jones Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), JROTC Enhanced Essay Contest. Cadet Middlestead’s application and essay were evaluated by the John Paul Jones Chapter in Bremerton. Despite the excellence of both her qualifications and the quality of her essay, she placed second by less than 10 points on a scale of 100, an impressive performance.