The Drill and Color Guard teams from Jefferson High School recently placed second in the Unarmed division at the Air Force JROTC Southeast Regional Drill Championships, improving on the team's fifth-place finish in the Drill division and third-place finish in the Armed Color Guard division last year.
Other results of the competition were:
Unarmed Color Guard Team: First place
Miguel Rodriguez, Lance Wilson, Clay Gooch and Andre Gonzales
Drill Team - Unarmed Inspection: Second place; Unarmed Drill: Third place
Derrick Alderson, Miranda Bellew, Timmy Warren, Andre Gonzales, Lance Wilson, Clay Gooch, Amber Simerly, Miguel Rodriguez, Tim Goza, Carlos Mendoza, Milan Patel, Maribel Rodriguez and Juliann Watson.
Armed Color Guard: Third place
Miranda Bellew, Tim Goza, Milan Patel and Maribel Rodriguez.
Armed Drill Team: Fourth place
Milan Patel, Lance Wilson, Carlos Marte, Christian Edens, Clay Gooch, Miguel Rodriguez, Matthew Tillman, Mark Weaver, Timmy Warren, Derrick Alderson, Tim Goza, Andre Gonzales and Shane Arbanas.
Individual Drill Routine
Juliann Watson, ninth place; Carlos Mendoza, 12th place.