The Harlingen High School JROTC Cadets were awarded a First Place win at the Fifth Brigade Drill Team Championships held in San Antonio, February 6, 2015, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
JROTC high school programs from seven states entered the competitions. The schools entered are the best in their state having won top awards in their state competitions.
The competing JROTC drill teams are judged on the armed drill team inspection, regulation drill, exhibition and color guard inspection and regulation. Team uniforms are inspected with the greatest scrutiny, and questioned by United States Army Drill Sergeants. Additionally, the cadets had to memorize a 46 command sequence march and perform modified routine involving complex marching sequences.
The team will now advance to represent the 7 states the National Competition on 11 April 2015.