CFISD schools receive JROTC Unit Award distinctions

June 1, 2017

One of the six units from CFISD received the Distinguished Unit Award.
One of the six units from CFISD received the Distinguished Unit Award.

June 1, 2017—Six CFISD high school JROTC programs received recognition from JROTC HQ for their service within the community.

  • Cy-Fair - Distinguished Unit Award
  • Cypress Creek - Distinguished Unit Award
  • Cypress Ridge - Distinguished Unit Award
  • Cypress Springs - Distinguished Unit Award
  • Langham Creek - Distinguished Unit Award
  • Jersey Village - Outstanding Organization Award 

Of the 897 JROTC units around the world, 39 percent received a Distinguished Unit Award, the highest eligible for units within CFISD.

“Unit awards recognize our outstanding organizations, achievements and contributions to the community,” Paul Keeping, HQ JR Support Deputy said.

In order to be given the Distinguished Unit Award or the Outstanding Organization Award, units must meet certain criteria:

  • cannot be on probation;
  • have a rated evaluation;
  • senior Aerospace Science Instructor must concur with award consideration.

To receive an Outstanding Organization Award, units must have completed an average of eight hours of community service, while an average of 12 hours are required for Distinguished Unit Awards.

 

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