Raider Brigade Twilight Parade Celebrates Another Great Year of JROTC
June 12, 2019
General Joseph L. Votel '76 was the guest speaker and reviewing officer at the Raider Brigade Twilight Parade on May 15. General Votel retired recently from his position as CENTCOM Commander. He served in the military for nearly 40 years.
"Having the honor of General Votel speak to the Corps of Cadets is an occasion which enhances the storied history of JROTC at Cretin-Derham Hall," said SGM David Berrisford. "General Votel served our nation with honor, integrity, courage, and humility. His message to the cadets was clear and spot on. We can’t thank him enough for honoring us with his time and wisdom."
Many students were honored at the annual event. They included:
Cadet Command Superior Cadet Award
Sons of the American Revolution Medal
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Daughters of the American Revolution
American Legion Scholastic Excellence
American Legion Military Excellence
Military Officers Association of America
Reserve Officers Association
Veterans of Foreign Wars
American Veterans Association
Association of the U.S. Army
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Daughters of the American Colonists
USMC Scholastic Excellence
USMC Distinguished Athlete
U.S. Army Recruiting Command
U.S. Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete
Ronald Reagan Student Leader
Minnesota Society Daughters of 1812
JROTC Citizenship Award
Raider Brigade Academic Excellence
Raider Brigade Military Excellence
Raider Brigade Service Excellence
William Brothers Scholarship
Distinguished Award for Academic Excellence
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Congratulations to the JROTC cadets who would have received awards at the Twilight Parade!
On February 22, Cretin- Derham Hall hosted the Military Ball for students in Junior ROTC.
350 students from 14 schools competed in four major competitions.