2021 DISTINGUISHED UNIT WITH HONORS
1ST NJROTC UNIT AT A u.s. cHARTER SCHOOL
Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) is a personal development program for 8th-12th grade students which helps young cadets earn course credit and become better versions of themselves by instilling the values of:
Among the most recognized programs at Faith Family Academy, NJROTC cadets are confident individuals who understand and demonstrate the importance of service, respect, teamwork, and leadership.
Readiness for Life After High School
NJROTC promotes personal and academic readiness as cadets prepare for college or military service after high school.
At Faith Family Academy, NJROTC cadets develop personal responsibility and consistently achieve higher attendance, GPAs and graduation rates – while also serving Faith Family Academy and the Dallas community.
Students learn from a variety of academic activities including free ACT/SAT prep, athletic endeavors, drill and orienteering competitions, field meets, flights, visits to naval sites, marksmanship sports and physical fitness training.
The values, principles, and self-discipline taught in NJROTC at Faith Family Academy mirror those of the national program: to instill citizenship, service to the US, personal responsibility, and sense of accomplishment into every cadet.
In a Class By Itself
In 2021, Faith Family Academy's NJROTC unit earned the Distinguished Unit Award with Honors in its first year of eligibility. This recognition opens new doors for life after high school for NJROTC graduates who can earn nomination to attend the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, or U.S. Air Force Academy.
With promotion to NJROTC in 2021, the unit also became the first NJROTC unit at any charter school in the United States.
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