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Jefferson High School's Air Force JROTC team recently finished second at the Southeast Regional Drill Meet. Members of the team are, from left, Jesselyn Armstrong, Arah Berry, Benjamin Curry, Wes Eager, Heather Henslee, Christopher Riggs, Donnie Schroeder, Heather Simerly, Cassandra Slaby, Savannah Sloan, Ashley Warner, Derrick Alderson, Miranda Bellew, Timmy Warren, Andre Gonzales, Lance Wilson, Clay Gooch, Amber Simerly, Miguel Rodriguez, Tim Goza, Carlos Mendoza, Milan Patel, Maribel Rodriguez, Juliann Watson, Carlos Marte, Christian Edens, Matthew Tillman, Mark Weaver, Andre Gonzales and Shane Arbanas.

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.

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