JROTC Military Awards Ceremony


Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Air Force JROTC recently held their first annual Military Awards Ceremony. Cadets from Boswell and Saginaw high schools took home 23 nationally-sponsored and 10 Corps awards. All cadets earned their Longevity and Physical Training Ribbons. Echo Flight was singled out as the Honor Flight for the year. The guest of honor was Lieutenant Colonel, Ed Beckcom, retired Air Force Navigator/Bombardier with 200 combat missions. Immediately after the ceremony, the JROTC Parent Support Group provided a dessert buffet. 

Award winners are listed below:

AF Association Medal:  Lindsay Anders
Order of Daedalians Medal:  Joshua Daughhetee
American Legion Scholastic Medal:  Yessenia Lopez
American Legion Military Excellence:  Mathew Rosato
Daughters of the American Revolution:  Megan Garcia
American Veterans Medal:  Dominic Perez
Reserve Officers Association Medal:  Joel Gomez
Military Order of World Wars Medal:  Jacob Dally
Military Officers Association Medal:  Conner Lester
Veterans of Foreign Wars Medal:  Michael Moates
National Sojourners Medal:  Jared Callahan
Sons of the American Revolution Award:  Kristen Frieh
Scottish Rite of Free Masonry Award:  Geoff Kean
Military Order of the Purple Heart:  Brittany Sanders
AF Sergeants Association Medal:  James Hall
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War:  Megan Owen
Tuskegee Airman's Award:  Haley Beaty
Tuskegee Airman's Award:  Matt Daskal
Retired Enlisted Association Award:  Michaela Holt
The Embry Riddle Award:  Kyle Huckaby
Non-Commissioned Officers Association Award:  Alexandria Kennedy
The Henley Sons of the Confederate Award:  Kyle Dubay

Freshman of the Year:  Joel Gomez
Sophomore of the Year:  Joshua Daughhetee
Junior of the Year:  Yessenia Lopez
Senior of the Year:  Justin Harris
Spirit Award:  Jacob Dally

Eagle Awards:  Justin Harris, Kasha Fowler, Megan Garcia, Michael Becker

The EMS ISD JROTC program is led by Major Jeff Gross and Master Sergeant Walt Raemhild.