Cane River Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently awarded the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) and Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Medals to students at Northwestern State University, Natchitoches Central High School and Lakeview High School.
Cadet medals are awarded one per year per school or unit to either a male or female cadet. The cadet must demonstrate qualities of loyalty, leadership, service and patriotism. ROTC and JROTC cadets must also satisfy requirements for scholastic and militry achievement in their respective program.
The GOLD ROTC Medal is for college and university cadets. This year’s award at Northwestern State University went to Cadet Major Breanna N. James and presenting the award at NSU was Cane River Chapter representative Carolyn DunnMiller.
The Bronze JROTC Medal is for high school/secondary school cadets. This year’s award at Natchitoches Central High School went to Cadet Command Sergeant Major Savanna Braxton. Presenting the award was Cane River Chapter’s National Defense Chair Frances Sylvia.
The Bronze JROTC Medal at Lakeview High School went to Cadet Dylan Fulton and was presented by Cane River Chapter’s National Defense Chair Frances Sylvia.
The NSDAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical women’s service organization dedicated to preserving the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American independence. We are committed to historic preservation, education and patriotism. Our society recognizes that the United States of America was built on the proimise of equality for all, and we share an obligation to help our nation fulfill that founding promise.
Our National Society encourages and celebrates a diverse membership, and we embrace the opportunity to support our members of color. DAR reaffirms to the membership and the public alike that our organization condemns racism. Bias, prejudice and intolerance have no place in the DAR or America.
If you are interested in learning about eligibility for membership please email Cane River Chapter at email@example.com.