Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy
Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy

Air Force Junior ROTC Activities


Most notable events:

  • Received the Distinguished Unit Award with Merit from Headquarters, Air Force Junior ROTC for Exceeding Standards during the 2018-2019 inspection
  • Col Fournier and MSgt Sambuchino named 2018-2019 Outstanding Instructors of the Year by HQ AFJROTC
  • Presented Colors at Pennsylvania Bomb Squad Conference
  • Presented Colors at NW Pennsylvania Firefighter Conference
  • Participation in community service events such as American Legion Poppy Sales, Bowling for Vets, local cemetery clean ups, and various other Veteran activities
  • Presented Colors at Cleveland Indians, Buffalo Bills, and local Erie sporting events
  • Military Marching Drill Team competed in a record high nine drill competitions receiving 25 team trophies, along with numerous individual awards.
  • Presented Colors at Erie Courthouse for Naturalization ceremonies
  • CyberPatriot computer defense team competed into round two of national competition
Notable events for 2019-2020: (This list typically grows and only highlights a few of our key events.)
Veterans’ Day Parade
  • Saturday, 9 Nov 2019

JROTC Curriculum Trip (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio)
  • 7-9 April 2020

Joint Military Ball
  • 6 March 2020

JROTC Annual Awards Ceremony
  • 28 April 2020

Military Marching Competitions: (subject to change)
  • 9 Nov 2019:  McDowell

  • 22-23 Nov 2019:  Beaver Creek, OH

  • 7 Dec 2019:  Pine-Richland, Pittsburg PA
  • 18 Jan 2020: Marion Center, Punxsutawney, PA
  • 14-15 Feb 2020:  Westlake, Ohio
  • 21-22 Feb 20:  Parkersburg, West Virginia
 JROTC Volleyball Competitions
  • 18 Jan 2020: Marion Center, Punxsutawney PA

  • McDowell: 25 Jan 2020

  • Cathedral Prep:  25 April 2020
 Zero Week, designed for incoming cadets, Class of 2024
  • 15-17 June 2020