Airport High School JROTC drill team particpates in recent promotion ceremony
West Columbia, SC 11/01/2022 - Members of Airport High School’s award-winning Army JROTC drill team participated in a promotion ceremony this week.
Friends, family members, fellow students, and officers attended the event, which was held Thursday night at the school.
Among the Airport students promoted:
To Cadet Private: Aleaha Elayah, Johnathan Fajadro, Christopher Vasques, Isaiah O'neal, Reagan Dawkins, Ashley Garcia-De la Rosa, Jason Graham, Edwin Gonzales, Ansley Hughes, Deshaun Love, Rafael Lopez, Jose Moreales Vargas, Natalee Ortiz Valverde, Jose Reynosa-Garay, Kennel Santos, Brady Lynch, Darin Snuffer, Gamriela Lopez, Jazmine Breland, Sincere Albert, Amaya Devalinger, Ariana Boozer, Jake Bradshaw, Tom Herrera, Wyzavier Fredick, Eddie Joseph, Alonso Guzman-Duarte, Benjamin Halter, McKenzie Hammonds, Angel Hordge, Ganiya Smith, Dezirae Stacy, Javier Velazquez Lopez, Jordyn Dunlap, Nautika Reaves
To Cadet PFC:Coralina Redmond-Murullo, Gracie Messmore, Cristal Cruz-Barela, Tabitha Sanders, Ariel Pineda Diaz, Kierstin Stubaus, Justin Linden, Shane Rennie
To Cadet Corporal: Makayla Bridges, Jasmine Mayes, Jeffrey Dix, Andrew Harney, Yamahni Johnson, Alicia Oree, Ganiya Smith, Raymond Valverde
To Cadet Sergeant: Colton Barrier, Matthew Hartley, Erin Jones, Brenin Lucas, Melani Miller, Amber Perry, Clinton Wilson
To Cadet Staff Sergeant: Israel Campos, Tatyana Jones, Grace Martey, Savannah Newman, Katrina Perez, Damaris Zermeno
To Cadet Sergeant First Class:Tionta Darby, Mackenzie Laskowski
To Cadet First Lieutenant: Ramone Albert, Julyanis Sanchez
To Cadet Lieutenant Colonel: Aakilah Bryson
CSM Harry Ferguson, a senior Army instructor, leads Airport’s team.
CAPTION; Scenes from the promotion ceremony: Aakilah Bryson is promoted to Cadet Lieutenant Colonel and Battalion Commander for the 2022-2023 school year; presenting of the colors; and cadets lining up for the ceremony.