Oxford High Marine JROTC Hosts Drill & Rifle Meet

Oxford JROTC posts the colors before competition.
Oxford JROTC posts the colors before competition.

Oxford High School’s Marine Corps JROTC recently hosted a Drill and Rifle Meet with the Oxford High team finishing second overall.

South Panola High School finished first overall, and third overall went to Greenwood High School. In Rifle Team standings, Oxford High School finished fourth out of eleven teams

Oxford High School Marine Corps JROTC cadets who placed in the competition include:

First Place Trophy for Inspection Cadet Kendall Jenkins, Commander

First Place Trophy for Armed Regulation Drill Squad  Cadet Michael Scott, Commander

Second Place Trophy for Armed Exhibition Drill Squad   Cadet Zachary Hatcher, Commander

Third Place Trophy for Unarmed Regulation Drill Squad   Cadet Baryn Rasberry, Commander

Third Place Trophy for Color Guard Cadet Lawson Barrett, Commander

Third Place Trophy for Unarmed Drill Exhibition Squad   Cadet Erin Crockett, Commander

Oxford High School Cadet Clifford Blaylock won first place overall in the Individual Drill Competition during the Drill and Rifle Meet. OHS students Colton Davis, Harrison Davis, Michael Scott, and Shonta Bowen earned recognition as Individual Rifle Medalists. South Panola High School, Germantown High School (Madison, Mississippi), Horn Lake High School, Greenwood High School, and Oxford High School competed in the Drill and Rifle Meet.

For more information on Oxford High School, visit online at www.oxfordsd.org/OHS.

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