For Immediate Release — June 21, 2018 | HQ
Jade Fulce: Public Affairs Officer | (571) 372-0604
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA — June 21, 2018 — Stuttgart High School’s Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Academic Team will be competing in the 2018 U.S. Army JROTC Academic Bowl Championship at the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. June 22- 26. The competition is sponsored by U.S. Army Cadet Command and JROTC Headquarters and conducted by the College Options Foundation.
Stuttgart High School’s JROTC team earned top scores out of the 1,393 Army JROTC teams that competed from around the world. The team is one of 32 Army JROTC Academic Bowl teams in the nation to advance to the National Academic Bowl competition.
The winner of the U.S. Army JROTC Academic Championship will compete against the winners of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force JROTC Academic Bowls in the JROTC Joint Service Academic Bowl Championship June 24.
The JROTC Leadership & Academic Bowl (JLAB) is a nationally recognized academic competition created exclusively for JROTC students. By participating, cadets learn the values of citizenship, academic competition, and college opportunity. The competition creates tremendous opportunities for JROTC cadets by allowing them to demonstrate leadership and academic abilities.
The U.S. Army Cadet Command partners with universities to recruit, educate, develop, and inspire Senior ROTC Cadets in order to commission officers of character for the Total Army; and partners with high schools to conduct JROTC in order to develop citizens of character for a lifetime of commitment and service to the nation.
College Options Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the academic development of high school students and assisting them with their preparation for higher education. Using academic competitions, college exam study guides, college admissions tutorials and personalized counseling, College Options Foundation has supported the nation’s JROTC cadets worldwide for over a decade.
DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to a high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the U.S. that serve children of military families.