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Kofa MCJROTC program takes first at Lori Piestewa Drill Meet

KHS JROTC at drill meet Kofa High School’s award winning Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) and won the 14th annual Lori Piestewa Drill Meet on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 at Hope Senior High School in Keams Canyon, Arizona.

Nine other schools in Arizona and New Mexico competed with Kofa taking multiple teams including Drill, Color Guard, Physical Fitness, and Rifle teams who all had their share of success.

The following students and teams received accolades for their performances:

Armed Exhibition Team Platoon

Sergeant Cadet GySgt Jonathan Silva - First Place

Unarmed Regulation Team

Cadet GySgt Alexcia Gutierrez - First Place

Varsity Color Guard

Cadet Corporal Richard Orozco - First Place

JV Color Guard

Cadet Nolani Jones - Fourth Place

Freshman Unarmed Team No. 2

Cadet Joseph Felkner - Fourth Place

Team Accolades

Rifle Team - First Place*

PT Team - Second Place

Armed Regulation Team - Fourth Place

*Team included top-ranked shooter Cadet 2ndLt Daphne Rivera

Ian Coltman