North Point High School's Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is hosting the first annual Lance Corporal Terry E. Honeycutt, Jr. Drill Classic at 8 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 3.
The competition will be held in honor of Terry E. Honeycutt Jr., a four-year North Point JROTC cadet and member of North Point's first graduating class, who while serving in the United States Marine Corps, died on October 27, 2010, from injuries sustained in the Helmund Province of Afghanistan. The program will conclude at 4 p.m. with a performance by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard demonstration drill team.
Teams are judged in different events, or skill areas. Approximately 15 teams from the local area are expected to compete. Skill areas that teams are judged in include inspection, first-year color guard, regulation color guard, first-year unarmed regulation, unarmed regulation, armed regulation, armed exhibition, unarmed exhibition and unarmed knockout.
Charles County Public Schools provides 26,700 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 35 caring community schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator (students), or Keith Hettel, Section 504 Coordinator (employees/adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, Maryland 20646; (301) 932-6610/870-3814. For special accommodations call (301) 934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.