The Raven Battalion JROTC cadets competed in the recent Dover Invitational Raider Challenge and brought home 10 of the 12 awards presented. Alpha team won first place, First Aid; second, Rope Bridge; first, Land Navigation; and second, Overall. Bravo team won second, First Aid; first, Rope Bridge; second, Land Navigation; third, 5K Run; and first, Overall. In their very first competition, Charlie team won third, First Aid; third, Land Navigation; and second, 5K Run.
Cadets participating in the Raider Challenge are in back (l-r) Mason Whitelock, Seaford; Tristin Townsend, Lewes; Luke Riale, Georgetown; Colton Platzke, Laurel; Marie Solomon, Georgetown; and Robert O’Neill, Georgetown;
third row - Travis Collins, Seaford; Ryan Hearn, Seaford; Nina Jordan, Selbyville; Jeremy Dulis, Seaford; Vincent Gao, Seaford; and Michaela Anderson, Millsboro;
second row - Emma Rider, Milton; Ashe Hebrank-Ekas, Rehoboth; Cole Cook, Bridgeville; Kevin Morales-Perez, Georgetown; Haley Knowles, Lincoln; Peyton Perkins, Seaford; Spencer Turner, Georgetown; Brittany Yeo, Georgetown; Eliza Juarez-Sanchez, Georgetown; and instructor Major Ben Jester.
In front are Branagh James, Seaford; Emily Tirado, Frankford; Battalion Commander Kaycee Bean, Laurel; Battalion Major Tyler Wood, Laurel; Colin Hearn, Laurel; Joe Hartman, Bridgeville; and Alexa Gibbons, Lincoln.