South Lake Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC)
The purpose of the NJROTC program is to instill in students the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment. The objectives of the program are to:
Develop informed and responsible citizens.
Promote habits of orderliness and precision.
Develop a high degree of personal honor, self-reliance, individual discipline, and leadership.
Promote an understanding of the basic elements of, and need for, national security.
Develop respect for, and an understanding of, the need for authority in a democratic society.
Promote community service.
Provide incentives to live healthy and drug free.
Develop leadership potential.
Provide an alternative to destructive behavior and activities, such as gang involvement.
Promote high school completion.
Promote continuing education.
Provide information on the military services as a possible career.