c/Commanding Officer

Battalion/Company Commander (CO)

The Commander is responsible to the SNSI for the performance of the Cadet Battalion/Company. The Commander’s duties include, but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Set the highest standard of performance, conduct, military bearing and appearance as an example to all.
  •  Maintain high morale and enthusiasm within the Unit.
  •  Develop team spirit and desire to excel in the Unit.
  •  Avoid joining or forming cliques or special groups that may result in, or have the appearance of, giving favor or special treatment to individuals within these groups.
  •  Act as the official point of contact between the Cadet Unit and the SNSI/NSI on all matters relating to the functioning of the Battalion.
  •  Take actions to involve the maximum number of Cadets in NJROTC activities.
  •  Represent the Unit in the Student Government Association (SGA) and/or other school bodies where appropriate.
  •  Ensure that all military formations, ceremonies, and routines are planned and carried out in a proper fashion and in a timely manner.
  •  Promote the personal growth and well-being of each Cadet.
  •  Advise the SNSI on matters of Unit morale, activity schedule, training, and personnel.
  •  Conduct frequent inspections to ensure the proper execution of Unit Functions.
  •  Be aware of and ensure coordination of all Unit activities to ensure that conflicts and omissions are minimized.
  •  Carry out such other duties as may be assigned by the SNSI/NSI.

Academic Accomplishments:

Cadet Henry has a 3.4 GPA and is on the A-B honor roll. Cadet Henry is in the Top 20 percent of his class and takes multiple AP and honors classes.

Extracurricular Activities:

Cadet Henry has been on the Gator Elite drill team for 2 years. He is a part of the Unarmed Basic, Armed Basic, Color Guard, Athletic, and Academic teams. He has been on the Orienteering team for 3 years and the Honor guard team for 2 years. He is an active member of Student Government Association, Student Council, and SNHS. He did one year of varsity Cross Country.

Community Service/Involvement:

Henry participates in various community services events such as cleanups, relay for life, multiple parades, and school tours during the summer. He also volunteers at his local church.

Other:

Henry has received multiple awards including the Military Order of World Wars ribbon and medal, Purple Heart Leadership, and the Distinguished Cadet Award. He has graduated Basic Leadership Training and Leadership Academy earning a total of 10 medals and Honor Cadet. He was a Platoon Commander for AMI and Cadet Basic. He was the Athletic Officer for the 2017-2018 school year and is the former Cadet of the month. He was a Graduate Assistant for Basic Leadership Training. He was also the 2018 Military Ball Committee President.