The SLW Centennial NAVY JROTC had two cadets presented with awards on the evening of March 12, 2020 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Post 8058 Youth Awards Ceremony.

The SLW Centennial Navy JROTC was presented with a Community Service Citation in grateful appreciation for the outstanding work and dedication to community events and patriotism. The citation was accepted by the Unit Commanding Officer, Cadet Lieutenant Commander Britney Smith.

After the Community Service Presentation the essay winners were announced. Placing third place in the VFW’s Voice of Democracy Essay Contest of “What Makes America Great” was Cadet Ensign Suhjam Bolivar and coming in First Place and winning the VFW’s Voice of Democracy Essay Contest was Cadet Lieutenant Commander Britney Smith. The awards were presented by the VFWs Post 8058 Quartermaster Ronald Stamps.