Lakeview Air Force Jr. ROTC cadets graduate leadership course

Lakeview ROTC June 2018 (1)


The Lakeview High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadet group graduated six junior cadets from the

2018 AFJROTC Cadet Leadership Course (CLC) conducted at Grambling State University from

June 10-16. Bossier Parish School Board hosted the course, with supervision and instruction provided by Air Force Junior ROTC Instructors from Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. The 6-day, in-residence course, allowed each cadet to develop their potential as an effective leader and team member. Lakeview Cadets James Earp III, Tierra Stacks, Destinee Britt, Olivia Litton, Ke’Aira Thomas, and Cameron Taylor received 72 hours of Aerospace Science instruction and 30 hours of Military Leadership training. Academic seminars included goal setting, orienteering, cyber-security, and team building exercises. In addition to the academic instruction, the cadets also competed in drill competitions, physical fitness, flight challenges, a water survival practical exercise, the Camp Minden obstacle course, rappelling, archery, a ropes course, and an orienteering competition. The cadets also participated in a day-long career day and open house at Barksdale Air Force Base. The course included over 190 cadets from 25 high schools, representing five states.

The course concluded with a formal parade and graduation/awards ceremony.