May 3, 2013

Marine Corps JROTC cadets from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center attended an awards ceremony on May 1, 2013, in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.

GHS MCJROTCLocal military organizations presented scholarships and cash awards to top cadets: 

  • American Legion Post 278:  Zachary Welty for military excellence and Astrid Avila for scholastic excellence (both include $1,000 scholarships)
  • American Legion Post 491: senior William Black and underclassman Hunter Dowell for military excellence; senior David Hull and underclassman Morgan Arnold for scholastic excellence
  • Marine Corps League/Comanche Peak Detachment Eagle Award:  Zachary Welty

Other award recipients were:

  • Commander Burns Academic Excellence Award: David Hull (includes a $100 scholarship)
  • Daedalian Achievement Award: Dalton Robinson
  • Daughters of the American Revolution/Elizabeth Crockett Chapter Bronze Medal: Cindy Adams
  • Devil Dog Award (most motivated male cadet): Cody Vasquez
  • Fort Worth Scottish Rite Award: Karen McLellan
  • Marine Corps Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy: Cody Vasquez
  • Military Officers Association of America Medal: Daniel Alaniz
  • Military Officers Association of America JROTC Scholarships: Astrid Avila and Brittni Selman (both will receive $1,250 scholarships)
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart: Stephen Schofield
  • Military Order of the World Wars Bronze Medal: Timothy Correa
  • Molly Marine Award (most motivated female cadet): Cindy Adams
  • National Sojourners Award: Matthew McLellan
  • Reserve Officer Association Medal: Cody Vasquez
  • Sons of the American Revolution/Brazos Valley Chapter JROTC Bronze Medal: Kiran Lachman
  • United State Naval Academy Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Seminar: Morgan Arnold
  • Women Marines Association Award for Outstanding Cadet: Brittni Selman

Cadet battalion staff members are Lt. Colonel Zachary Welty, commanding officer; Major Kourtney Norwood, executive officer; Sgt. Major Alex Brake; Captain Cindy Adams, S-1 administration; Capt. Tanner Caraway, S-3 operations; Captains David Hull and William Black, company commanders; and Sgt. Stephen Schofield, S-4 logistics.

The JROTC instructors are Lt. Col. Scott Casey and First Sergeant Johnny Rositas.

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