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Higley Jr. ROTC earns ‘Exceeds Standards’ ranking

Photo of Jr. ROTC emblem on cadets' uniform
The Air Force Junior ROTC instructors and cadets of Higley and Williams Field High Schools in Gilbert, AZ, earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards,” the highest rating attainable, during an evaluation this fall. Col. Tom McCarthy and SMSgt. Daniel Alltop created a dynamic and supportive learning environment coupled with an excellent community outreach. The instructors provided outstanding leadership in administering the cadet centered citizenship program.  The Higley Unified School District cadets performed exceptionally well and took great pride in leading and accomplishing their unit goals. The HUSD JROTC citizenship program is making a positive impact on the cadets, the school and the community. This marks the second year in a row the program has received this exceptional ranking.