August 13, 2009
EducationJerel LeSueur gradates from Army ROTC
Jerel LeSueur has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky.
The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college.
Cadets are observed and evaluated during classroom and field training exercises to determine their officer potential in leadership abilities and skills. The cadets are trained to have a sound understanding of traditional leadership values during the challenging, motivating “hands-on” training. The training develops well-disciplined, highly motivated, physically conditioned students, and helps improve the cadets’ self-confidence, initiative, leadership potential, decision making, and collective team cohesion. The cadets receive training in fundamental military skills, Army values, ethics, warrior ethos, rifle marksmanship, small arms tactics, weapons training, drill and ceremony, communications, combat water survival training, rappelling, land navigation, and squad-level operations field training.
The cadet is a student at Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.
He is the son of Jerome N. and Florence Y. LeSueur of Holly Springs.
LeSueur is a 2005 graduate of Holly Springs High School.
Parent Center welcomes donations
Holly Springs Intermediate School Parent Center, located on the Intermediate School campus, has uniforms. Parents, if you are in need of uniforms, please drop by the Parent Center or call Beverly Phillips at 252-7733.
The Parent Center needs school supplies such as pencils, backpacks, paper, etc. Churches and parents, you are welcome to donate items to the Parent Center. You can call Beverly Phillips at 252-7733 if you would like to donate.
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