Pictured is Interim Superintendent Dr. Vickie Cartwright, School Board Member Lori Alhadeff, Cadet Daniel Nikitin, Principal Michelle Kefford, and Cadet Patrick Collins. {courtesy JROTC}

By Sharon Aron Baron

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagles Battalion JROTC held a 20th-year commemoration ceremony to honor the lives lost on 9/11.

On Friday, the JROTC provided a two-man guard detail in the school’s courtyard beginning at 7:40 a.m. through dismissal at 2:40 p.m.

Throughout the day, the guard details took turns during their shifts. In addition to the guard details, Cadets Christopher Krok and Mason Wank performed the national anthem during both lunches.

One of the worst days in America’s history saw some of the bravest acts in Americas’ history. We’ll always honor the heroes of 9/11. And here at this hallowed place, we pledge that we will never forget their sacrifice.” – George W. Bush

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagles JROTC Hold 20th Commemoration Ceremony for 9/11
Cadets Mason Wank and Christopher Krok on guitars.  {courtesy JROTC}

The Eagle Battalion is comprised of 151 cadets. and is led by Lieutenant Colonel Mark Anders and Sergeant First Class Ramon Arias.

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Sharon Aron Baron
Sharon Aron Baron is a Parkland resident and editor of Talk Media. She has been covering Parkland news since 2012. Parkland Talk was created to provide News, Views, and Entertainment for the residents of Parkland.

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