New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 21, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
their military skills down and have the trophies to prove it. Most recently they won awards from the Houston area.
In March, the unit competed against units from 26 high schools in the Quintana Military Skills Meet hosted by Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown. There, the cadets won a number of individual and team awards that led to the NBHS unit winning second place overall.
Racking up awards in Physical Fitness (female) were April Luna, who took first place in sit ups and push ups, second place in the 600 yard run and was the second-place overall individual winner; and Rosa Espinosa who won first place in the arm hang. The NBHS team won second place overall in their event.
The male cadets also won awards in Physical Fitness with Evan Renfro winning first place in push ups and second place overall. Daniel Valdez took second place in the 600-yard run.
On the obstacle course, the male team took first place in their category with the females taking second in their event.
The air rifle team won second place overall in both kneeling and standing with a third in prone. Andrew Koehler won second place in the individual prone position and Marcial Cadena earned second place in the standing position category.
In the .22 calibre rifle event, the second place overall individual award went to Andy Rogers, who won third place in the both individual standing position and overall
The male and female drill teams performed tremendously with both winning first place in Inspection, with the female cadets also taking first place in Exhibition Drill and second place in Basic Drill. The cadets also chalked up a first place in the Tandem Drill.
More recently, April 13, the cadets traveled to Houston for the Bluebonnet Invitational Military Skills Meet. There they competed against more than 45 other JROTC units.
Among the team awards won were first place in Male Ranger Swim, second place in Female Ranger Swim, first place in Female Orienteering and third place in Male Orienteering. The female colorguard placed third in the drill competition and the Female Physical Fitness team took third overall. A third place also went to those competing in the Armed Service Weapon Inspection categories.
Individual awards went to April Luna who won first place in sit ups, push ups, orienteering individual and physical fitness female overall.
Maricela Ayala placed second in female orienteering individual. In the male division, Daniel Speakman earned first followed by Andy Rogers taking home second.
In Ranger Swim Individual, Josh Portie emerged with first place, with Brent McFadden earning second.
In the Individual Exhibition Drill event, Daniel Speakman took second.
The award-winning unit is led by Senior Instructor Lt. Col. Owen Renfro (Ret.) and 1st Sgt. Ron Sommer (Ret.).
rn Monday, April 22: Memorial Primary Music Program featuring students in Gallion’s, Buck’s, Meliza’s and Brooke’s classes, ft Monday, April 29: Memorial Primary Music Program featuring students in Brace’s, Sullivan’s, Werth’s and Wackwitz’s classes. ll Tuesday, April 30: NBISD Kindergarten Preregistration, begins at 9:15 at Memorial Primary mid Lamar Primary schools, ti Thursday, May 2: NBHS All-Sports Booster Club 1996 Sports Banquet, 6 p.m. at the Civic Center
# Friday, May 3: Make up day for lost class day on Feb. 2 due to bad weather.
6 Monday, May 6: Lamar Primary PTA meeting, 7 p.m.
ti Thursday, May 9: NBHS Senior Awards Banquet, 7 p.m. in the school cafetorium ti; Friday, May IO: NBHS MCJROTC Awards Banquet, 7 p.m. in the school cafetorium, ti Monday, May 13: Memorial PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. at Memorial.
• Lone Star Primary PTA Meeting, 6:30 p.m.
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NBISDNBHS cadets earn awards at skills meets
The JROTC cadets at New Braunfels High School have individual (three positions). The team won third place