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Escambia Hgh School JROTC named number one ROTC in the country

Escambia High School is home to a newly crowned *National Championship* team.
The cadet C.O. giving commands
"We practice almost everyday."

Adult Drill Sergeant giving commands
"Navy National Champions for 2014, the best drill academics and athletics unit in the nation out of 600 something schools."

"When we won championship, I couldn't explain I how i felt, such a rush of emotion."
"They expect first place cause they put their all out there."
"Didn't really like it at first but as time went on, I stuck with it."

"Our average GPA with the ROTC is probably a 3.0."
I learned to work under pressure, work with someone yelling at me, with all eyes on me."

"i've learned to be confident and to always say what i mean and go with my voices and don't ever back down on what i say."

"On a Navy scholarship, and I hope to be a Naval Officer."
"Make it a dynasty, to win the nationals next year, the year after.  That's our legacy, the mark they set."

"The camaraderie.  We're a winning team.  We have a tradition of winning."

In addition to being the National Champion Drill Team, unit leaders just found out they were also named the number one ROTC unit in the *entire* country. 

Congrats to this terrific group!!