PELL CITY HIGH SCHOOL ARMY JROTC

The United States Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) came into being with the passage of the National Defense Act of 1916. Under the provisions of  the Act, high schools were authorized the loan of federal military equipment and the assignment of active duty military personnel as instructors.

 

Title 10 of the U.S. Code declares that "the purpose of Junior Reserve Officers'  Training Corps is to instill in students in United States secondary educational institutions the value of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense  of accomplishment."

Pell City High School Army JROTC started in 2005 with over 168 cadets and two Army instructors.  Today the Panther Battalion has over 192 cadets and three Army instructors.  Our past 5 years of accomplishments include; two state championships, two state runners up trophies, nationally recognized academic team, and in 2016 finished 18th in the nation for drill and color guard teams. We have a short but proud tradition of striving for excellence in all that we do. 

Mission: To motivate young people to be better citizens. 

Motto: Purpose, Character, and Honor in all we do.

March 22-28 ,2020
Spring Break 
December 14, 2019
Military Ball

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 7, 2020
State Drill Meet
November 24-30
Fall Break
November 2, 2019
Pell City
Drill Meet
December 5, 2019
Promotion Ceremony
December 23-January 1, 2020
Winter Break
January 11, 2020
Grissom Drill Meet
April 23, 2020
Awards Ceremony
April 10, 2020
Good Friday
April 30, 2020
Cadet Day
May 21, 2020
Graduation

Panther Battalion

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