Cadets received scores for their ability to shoot in three positions: the prone unsupported position, the kneeling position and the standing position. Each of these shooting positions could receive a score of 100 points with a total of 300 points maximum.
Those individuals who qualified for the Marksmanship award, scored between 150 to 174 points.
Chinedu Kevin Ofoegbo
Luis Alejandro Rodriguez
Those individuals who qualified for the Sharpshooter award scored between 175 to 199 points.
Those individuals who qualified for the Expert award scored between 200 to 300 points.
Moramay Orquin Braunstein
Top Shot during the marksmanship competition was Cadet Eric Gibbons who shot a total score of 221 points out of 300.
Cadet Challenge Physical Fitness Test Awardees:
The following awards are given to those Cadets who exceeded the standards during the Cadet Challenge Physical Fitness Test. Cadets were tested on several athletic events such as push ups, sit ups, pull ups, V-sit, shuttle run and a 1-mile run. Cadets are graded individually on each event and cumulative average is calculated to determine the top performers in the Corps. The following Cadets achieved a minimum of 50% score in each of the areas and are the recipients of the JROTC Athletics Ribbon.
The following Cadets scored 85% or better in all events and have been awarded the JROTC Physical Fitness Ribbon. These cadets will also be recognized with the Presidential Physical Fitness Award for outstanding achievement and exceptional dedication to the ideal of a sound mind in a strong body signed by President Barrack Obama.
Cumulative Cadet Challenge Top Athletes
The cumulative averages from all of the events during the Cadet Challenge were calculated to determine the top 5 athletes in the male and female category.
5th place, with a score of 79%, Julia-Grace Walker
4th place, with a score of 81%, Erica Cavazos
3rd place, with a score of 81%, Moramay Braunstein
2nd place, with a score of 84%, Sophia Miranda-Fred
1st place award for the top female in the Cadet Challenge is Falon Little with a score of 87%. This is Falon’s second consecutive year winning the top award for the Cadet Challenge.
The recipients of the 3rd through 5th place medals were all tied and the awardee was decided by which cadet performed higher on each of the events in the Cadet Challenge. The awards are given to:
5th place, with a score of 93%, Matt Tawil
4th place, with a score of 93%, Will Cruse
3rd place, with a score of 93%, Edward Kim
2nd place, with a score of 94%, Brooks Freeland
1st place award for the top male in the Cadet Challenge is Steele Sessions with a score of 96%. Steele has won this first place award for all four of his high school years at TMI.