Chancellor, a junior in the Granbury Marine Corps JROTC program, has been
selected to attend the Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy to
be held on July 17-23, 2016, in the Washington D.C. area.
was of only 150 high school students selected from hundreds of applicants from
across the country, according to Senior Marine Instructor Lt. Col. Scott Casey.
The SLCDA is a week-long
program that provides top-performing high school students an opportunity to
receive leadership training, character development, lessons on ethics, and
college admissions guidance from experienced Marine officers. The program, which also includes a community
service component, will primarily be held in Quantico, Virginia.
Key components of the program
are team building, leadership and ethics case studies and activities, and daily
physical fitness classes. Participants
will hear from distinguished speakers and also tour sites in the nation’s
The Comanche Peak Detachment
1297 of the Marine Corps League is providing a $1,000 scholarship to Cade
Chancellor to cover the cost of transportation and other expenses.
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