Johnny Carter III, Jamal Lee, Xavier McShan, Caitlin Robertson, Ke’Shanda Walker and Brittany Mosley competed in the Demopolis High School JROTC Cadet Challenge earlier this month.
Johnny Carter III, Jamal Lee, Xavier McShan, Caitlin Robertson, Ke’Shanda Walker and Brittany Mosley competed in the Demopolis High School JROTC Cadet Challenge earlier this month.

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DHS JROTC holds Cadet Challenge

Published 3:56pm Friday, May 30, 2014

The Demopolis High School JROTC conducted its annual Cadet Challenge on Thursday, May 8.

The challenge is a group of five exercises conducted under the supervision of JROTC instructors Maj. Don Drummond and Staff Sgt. Mike Black. The exercises are the curl-up, pull up, V-sit reach, shuttle run and the one-mile walk/run. Points are awarded by the number of repetitions each cadet does and by the cadet’s age.

Caitlin Robertson won the female competition with a score of 365. Ke’Shanda Walker finished second with 360 points while Brittany Mosley finished in third with 330 points.

Johnny Carter III won the boys competition with a score of 410. He beat out Jamal Lee, who scored a 350, and Xavier McShan, who finished with a 305.

The challenge is conducted to see how cadets are improving physically in JROTC.

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