ALL ABOUT LMHS NJROTC
Lake Mary High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) was established in 1995. During the 26 years of exsistence, the program has grown into around 200 cadets and three instructors.
The NJROTC program was established by Public Law in 1964 which may be found in Title 10, U.S. Code, Chapter 102. The program is conducted at accredited secondary schools throughout the nation, and taught by instructors who are retired Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard officers and enlisted personnel.
NJROTC cirriculum is an accredited curriculum that emphasizes citizenship and leadership development, as well as our maritime heritage, the significance of sea power, and naval topics such as the fundamentals of naval operations, seamanship, navigation and meteorology. Instruction is augmented throughout the year by extra-curricular activities of community service, academic, athletic, drill and orienteering competitions, field meets, flights, visits to naval or other activities, marksmanship sports training, and physical fitness training.
What is NAvY JROTC?
Navy JROTC MISSION:
To instill in students the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.
THE GOALS of NJROTC are to:
Develop informed and responsible citizens
Develop leadership potential
Promote habits of orderliness and precision and to develop respect for constituted authority
Develop a high degree of personal honor, self-reliance, individual discipline, and leadership
Promote an understanding of the basic elements and requirements for national security
Develop respect for and an understanding of the need for constituted authority in a democratic society
Provide incentives to live healthy and drug free