Cadets Virtually Interact with Junior ROTC H.S. Students

Nov 13, 2020

Cadets Virtually Interact with Junior ROTC H.S. StudentsLast week 23 cadets interacted with Junior ROTC high school students for the virtual Leadership, Ethics and Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (LEADS) workshop with students in and around the Detroit area.

For one who wishes to become an officer in the Army, the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), the U.S. Military Academy or Officer Candidate School are the usual options to consider. However, how does one become inspired to make that life-changing decision? 

“The LEADS program was the only influence I had in joining West Point,” Class of 2021 Cadet Lawrence Shepherd said as he explained his role as the cadet-in-charge of the event. During the event, 23 cadets interacted with Junior ROTC high school students for the virtual Leadership, Ethics and Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (LEADS) workshop on Friday. Out of the 23 cadets, 15 local Michigan cadets took part in coordinating the event. Read more.


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