Riverside Military Academy JROTC Program
Army JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction for over 85 Years
The U.S. Army's Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or JROTC, is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline. Its focus is reflected in its mission statement, "To motivate young people to be better citizens."
What's New in JROTC?
All Riverside cadets in grades 9-12 participate in the JROTC program through military science classes called LET 1 to 4 (Leadership Education and Training). These courses include lessons in:
- Citizenship in Action
- Leadership Theory and Application
- Foundations for Success
- Wellness, Fitness, and First Aid
- Geography, Map Skills and Environmental Awareness
- Citizenship in History and Government
Participation in a JROTC program does not require military service in college or beyond. However, students who are interested in military careers have been able to use their experience at Riverside to successfully obtain ROTC scholarships for college.
For more details about the U.S. Army JROTC program please visit www.usarmyjrotc.com.