ROTC/Junior ROTC

SOUTH JERSEY CHAPTER JROTC Program and Contest Information

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) awards the ROTC Medal to foster the principle of the “citizen-soldier,” exemplified by the Minutemen of Revolutionary War days. This award is presented by an SAR Chapter, State-level Society, or the National Society to ROTC or JROTC cadets who are selected for having a high degree of merit with respect to leadership qualities, military bearing, and general excellence. The recipients are selected by the Commanding Officer of the ROTC or JROTC unit, who should be given full latitude in making the selection.

Each selected cadet at a High School JROTC program will be awarded the SAR JROTC Bronze Medal.  Cadets competing in the Enhanced Program will compete with other South Jersey Chapter high School JROTC units resulting in a South Jersey Chapter winner.  The winning cadet will then be sent to the New Jersey Society for a State-wide competition and receive an award of $100 and recognized at South Jersey SAR meeting.  The winner of each state-level society competition will be recognized at a New Jersey Society SAR meeting.  A cash award of $500 is presented. The State winner  will be entered into the National JROTC Recognition program. The winning cadet at the society level will be flown to the SAR Congress to attend, receive his or her award, and be recognized by the SAR. The award will be the National JROTC Medallion and a cash award of $2,000. level will be flown to the SAR Congress to attend, receive his or her award, and be recognized by the SAR. The award will be the National JROTC Medallion and a cash award of $2,000.

For further information please go to the National SAR page at https://www.sar.org/education/youth-contests-awards/rotc-jrotc-recognition-program.

The South Jersey Chapter chair is Rich Serfass who can be contacted by clicking here.

The following schools in the South Jersey Chapter area have Junior ROTC programs and are eligible to nominate a cadet for the SAR ROTC Medal.  Contact the  SJC Chair if your school is interested. Click here for email.

Schools Participating – “X” if participated.

ªIdentifies winning Enhanced JROTC
Bronze Award.  Winning name is listed below
Junior ROTC
Program
High School
Name
City 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020

Air
Force

Bridgeton
High School

Bridgeton



X


 

Army

Burlington
City High School

Burlington

   


 

Air
Force

Camden County
Technical School

Sicklerville

   


 

Army

Camden High
School

Camden

   


 

Navy

Cherokee
North High School

Marlton

  X X

 X

Army

Clayton High
School

Clayton

  X X

 

Air
Force

Cherry Hill
High School West

Cherry Hill

    X


 

Army

Delsea
Regional High School

Franklinville

  X X

 

Navy

Deptford
Township High School

Deptford

  X


 

Army

Lenape High
School

Medford

  X X

ª

 

Army

Pemberton
High School

Pemberton

  X

 

Navy

Rancocas
Valley Regional High School

Mount Holly

  X

 

Army

Riverside
High School

Riverside

  X

ª


 

Air
Force

Seneca High
School

Tabernacle

  X

 

Navy

Sterling High
School

Somerdale

  X X

 

Air
Force

Vineland High
School – North Campus

Vineland

  X


 

Air
Force

Washington
Township High School

Sewell

  X X

 


Army

Winslow Township High School

Winslow
  X  

Air
Force

Williamstown
High School

Williamstown

  X X

 

Army

Woodrow
Wilson High School

Camden


 

Army

Salem County
Career And Technical High School

Woodstown


 



 
ªWinner of the South Jersey Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution Enhanced Junior ROTC Bronze Award Competition
2015-16 – ª
2016
-17- ªAlexa Ingram, Riverside High School
2017-18 –
ªKayleigh Walters, Lenape High School

2018-19 –
ª