Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High’s Army JROTC Academic Team Is Number 1 In the World
By Space Coast Daily // July 5, 2017
DEFEATED 1,498 JROTC WORLDWIDE teams
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – The Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High’s Army JROTC academic team took first place in international competition against U.S. Army JROTC programs from around the world.
The Brevard County team won the southeast regional competition, traveled to Washington, D.C., and ultimately beat a JROTC team from Stuttgart, Germany to rank No. 1 among Army programs.
This year, 1,498 JROTC teams from 50 states, four U.S, territories, Italy, South Korea, Germany and Japan competed in English, math, science, current events and leadership.
Cocoa Beach’s cadets are rising seniors Seth Netterstrom, John Stotz and Nicole Weaver and rising junior Jonathan Parent. The program is under the command of LTC James DesJardin, who was a BPS Teacher of the Year finalist for this 2016-2017.
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