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Glenn O. Swing students hard at work
The Holmes Marching Bulldogs entertain the crowd at halftime
The Holmes Marching Bulldogs entertain the crowd at halftime
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John G. Carlisle students getting good instructions
The Holmes Marching Bulldogs entertain the crowd at halftime
The Holmes Marching Bulldogs entertain the crowd at halftime
Holmes Middle School students hard at work
Holmes Middle School students hard at work
Holmes Bulldogs host football camp for Bengal Tigers
Holmes Bulldogs host football camp for Bengal Tigers
New playground for Ninth District
New playground for Ninth District
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Congratulations Class of 2021
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Congratulations Class of 2021
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Camp Covington 2021
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Congratulations Class of 2021
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Camp Covington 2021
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Congratulations Class of 2021
Congratulations Class of 2021
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Quantez Calloway scores his 1,000th point
Quantez Calloway scores his 1,000th point
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Banners Honor Class of 2020
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Students Wait For a Big Announcement
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Holmes High School ROTC
Holmes High School ROTC
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Learning is Fun
Learning is Fun
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Learning is Fun
Learning is Fun
Learning is Fun
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Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
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Students at Sixth District enjoy breakfast with Santa.
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Middle School Band Concert
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Students are hard at work on the first day of school.
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Cadet Accepted to Elite ROTC Leadership Camp

Steven Gregory

Steven Gregory, a junior at Holmes High School, has been accepted to the elite Senior Leadership Capstone Camp in Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Missouri. Only 100 of the 32,000 Marine Corps JROTC members nationwide were selected to attend the camp in June. 

"It's a huge accomplishment for me, especially being a kid from Covington, to get to travel across the country to exercise my leadership and use what I have learned in ROTC," said Steven, a cadet in the Holmes High School Marine Corps JROTC program. 

"I hope to gain good experience that will help make me a better leader, and I hope to grow both physically and mentally. I hope that what I learn there I will be able to bring back and help improve our ROTC program at Holmes." 

Maj. Paul Wilson, the instructor of the Holmes ROTC program, said the purpose of the camp is to evaluate the cadets in leadership, team building and physical fitness. 

The cadets had to be juniors who will be returning for their senior year in the MCJROTC program. Instructors at each high school could submit any qualified cadet. The five regional directors then made their recommendations to the Director of MCJROTC at Quantico Virginia. No school was guaranteed a slot for any of their students. The program strictly selects those most qualified to attend, Maj. Wilson said.

Holmes Principal Scott Hornblower said it is an honor that Steven is being recognized as one of the best ROTC students in the nation.

“We are very proud of Steven for his selection to participate in this leadership opportunity,’’ Hornblower said. “He is very deserving of this honor as he demonstrates leadership qualities at Holmes High School every day.’’

Steven’s leadership abilities stood out when a regional director, Col. James Lenard, was on the Holmes campus during his annual visit in April.

Then Steven and other cadets were working the eighth grade students from Holmes Middle School, introducing them to ROTC in hopes of increasing participation in the program. 

Steven was teaching middle schoolers the basics of drill, physical fitness events, and professional conduct when Col. Lenard noticed him. 

“The Colonel was impressed with the ease in which Steven could gain the attention of the eighth graders, explain concepts and actions, and then direct and supervise the MCJROTC Cadets in their actions,’’ Maj. Wilson said. He then asked Wilson if he was going to nominate Steven for the camp. He did. 

The cadets will participate in exercises and challenges designed to enhance their abilities to interact with cadets from other units, from other backgrounds, and from across the nation, he said. 

“He is the type of Cadet the MCJROTC Program desires,’’ Maj. Wilson said.





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