AFJROTC Graduate from Blue Ridge Challenge Leadership Course
On June 18th, 19 cadets from Piedmont AFJROTC (comprised of students from Piedmont and Porter Ridge) graduated from Blue Ridge Challenge Leadership Course at the YMCA Assembly facility at Black Mountain NC. This culminated a challenging week of 5:00am wakeups, miles of marching, sports competitions, survival & land navigation training, high-ropes courses, and bear sightings! With many cadets going home early, and despite taking the most cadets from any of the nine participating schools from South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee, Piedmont was one of the few in which every single cadet taken graduated! The camp lived up to its name, it was a true challenge, but the cadets were up for it and all of them returned home better leaders.