Members of the GWHS JROTC honor platoon, mens drill and color guard competed at the Rocky Mountain Regional Drill Competition, held at the Denver Coliseum, on April 30, 2016. The teams competed against 27 other JROTC programs throughout the state of Colorado. The following awards were presented to the JROTC students/teams:
Open Drill Down
Anahi Morales – 4th place; Eddie Romero – 6th place
1 Man Exhibition Drill
Daniel Martinez – 4th place; Sergio Quezada – 8th place
2 Man Exhibition Drill
Jesus Luquin-Salazar and Saul Burrola – 3rd place
Regulation Drill without Arms
Honor Platoon Team – 5th place
Exhibition Drill without Arms
Honor Platoon Team – 3rd place
Overall Team Winner without Arms
Honor Platoon – 3rd place
The following JROTC students competed at the drill competition:
Abney Good (Team Commander), Gabby Romero, Anahi Morales, Sabrina Akramova, Yaretzi Bustamante, Annie Chen, Ena Curtic, Rosa Girmai, Azeria Lovelace, Brittany Mendoza, Yajahira Murrieta, Yesenia Parra, Maria Takaliuang, Yisel Justo-Santiago, and MiMi Demese.
Mens Drill Team
Eli Bartlett (Team Commander), Saul Burrola, Edward Castillo, Jalen Frazier, Alex Gappert, Ernest Lopez, Jesus Luquin-Salazar, Daniel Martinez, Sammy Martinez, Ajere Oliver, Sergio Quezada, Eddy Romero, Giovanni Waldo and Alex Wall.
Anahi Morales (Team Leader), Daniel Martinez, Edward Castillo, Yisel Justo-Santiago, Michael Meyers, Cullen Duffy, Daniel Stewart, and Eddy Romero
The team coach for the Mens Drill and Color Guard is SFC Joseph Ramos. The team coach for the honor platoon is MSG Jacquelyn Peterson.