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Mt. Dora High JROTC wins Distinguished Unit With Merit Award


MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. - Unit FL-951 at Mount Dora High School has been selected as

one of 102 units to receive the 2018-2019 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit with Merit Award. This

award recognizes Air Force JROTC units that have performed well above and beyond normal

expectations, and that have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and

community while meeting the Air Force JROTC citizen development mission for America.


The objectives of the Air Force JROTC program are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship

and life skills; promote community service; instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline through

character education, and to provide instruction in air and space fundamentals. Enrollment is open to

high school students who are in the 9th to 12th grades.


Air Force JROTC is located in close to 900 high schools across the United States and at selected schools

in Europe, in the Pacific, and in Puerto Rico. Air Force JROTC enrollment includes more than 120,000

cadets who do over 1.6 million hours of community service each year.

For more information contact Mount Dora High School's principal, Dr. Rhonda Boone or the Air Force

JROTC department at Mount Dora High School at (352)383-2177.