JROTC Awards Program – Little Miami High School – Cincinnati SAR presents awards

On the evening of May 18, 2022 – Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) participated in the Little Miami High School JROTC awards ceremony in Morrow, OH.

JROTC Little Miami High School Leadership and Cadets

The program was led by Little Miami ROTC leadership Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Charles H. Peterson and Chief David Dillon.

More than 100 students participate in this successful program and were eagerly present to receive awards and medals for their efforts performed over the past years. About 125 students and parents attended the Ceremony that honored these Cadets.

Gary Duffield, President of the Highlanders Chapter and Cincinnati Chapter 1st VP of the Sons of the American Revolution, presented Cadet Ethan Smith the SAR Bronze JROTC medal in recognition of superior leadership abilities and accomplishments, military bearing and overall excellence.  In addition Cadet Smith was awarded the Enhanced JROTC certificate and a check recognizing his accomplishments.

Cadet Ethan Smith (c) with Gary Duffield and Tim Madden of SAR

These exemplify the high ideals and principles which motivated and sustained our patriot ancestors during the Revolutionary War. Many other medals and other awards were distributed by Patriot groups like the DAR, American Veterans, American Legion, etc..

We were honored to participate, hear of the special accomplishments of these fine young representatives of what America has to offer for the future.  Very humbling to hear of the heart and commitment these active participants have for this program.  Our congratulations to Lt. Col. Peterson and Chief Dillon for leading them and providing mentoring and guidance to these outstanding young adults.  We are blessed!

The crowd also congratulated Chief David Dillon and thanked him for his service to the Little Miami High School JROTC community.

Congratulations to all the Cadets in the Little Miami High School JROTC program!

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