Orienteering Officer

Team Captains (Academic and Orienteering)

Team captains are responsible for the overall training and management of their teams. Under the direction of the Cadet Commander, they will prepare Cadets to participate in NJROTC-sponsored and other competitions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Establish, publish, and hold a regular schedule of training sessions.
  • Nominate qualified Cadets to take part in competitions.
  • Establish and maintain team assignments to support the best training and competitiveness of the teams.
  • Verify team members ribbon request forms for awarding the Team Ribbon in accordance with established criteria.
  • Maintain a file of material that will assist Cadets in preparing for tests.
  • Coordinate desired competitions with the team’s coordinator.
  • Maintain accurate muster records for each scheduled practice. A permanent muster book will be utilized and the book will be placed in permanent file at the end of the school year. Those team members who have excused absence from school on the day of a practice or who have been excused by the CO/XO or SNSI/NSI will not be penalized in any way.
  • Ensure the PAO is provided with the information concerning activities of teams so that press coverage can be obtained.
  • Provide a list of those Cadets qualified to receive the NJROTC Varsity Letter (through the Chain of Command) three weeks prior to the end of the year Change of Command ceremony.

Academic Accomplishment: Cadet Ensign Kelley has received Military Order of World Wars his sophomore year. He is bilingual speaking in both Japanese and English, attending a Japanese school for 2 years and has also done 2 years of digital design, experience in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, and animate.

Extracurricular Activities: Cadet Ensign Kelley has completed 1 year of the drill team. He was on the armed exhibition, armed basic, academics, and athletic teams. He was also on the brain brawl team his sophomore year and qualified for brain brawl nationals.

Community Service/Involvement: Cadet Ensign Kelley has participated in multiple community service events such as Relay for Life, Cemetery clean-up, Teacher help week, Surfing Santa Parade, MLK parade, veterans day parade, and multiple football games, and other events upon request.

Goals:  Cadet  Ensign Kelley’s near-term goals for the unit would be to obtain a top three position for the unit when he first joined ROTC he had a mindset of becoming a senior as a goal but after graduating BLT Camp his goals changed completely. He wanted to become a leader to Inspire others. His goals for the future and his career is to get accepted into a college and the officer’s candidate program the reason he wants to be a naval officer is that one of his role models his father who is a chief in the Navy and he wants to not only make him proud and overtake him rank wise he Would like to be the first person in his family to attend college and become an officer he’s always wanted to be an officer at a young age when he saw a pack of them walking by on base he always wanted to lead and Inspire others and lead them to a positive outcome as his father has.