The Ivanna Eudora Kean High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) participated in the second annual JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) camp held June 26-29, 2017 at the Virgin Islands National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Estate Bethlehem, St. Croix. The Mighty Rays Battalion Senior Akimo Dawson received the Distinguished Honor Graduate award.
On Thursday, November 30, 2017 the JROTC faculty and school administrators awarded students who participated in the Leadership Challenge and made special mention of those cadets who were top performers. Dawson was awarded Battalion Commander, Dehshaniece Colon took home top honor as battalion command sergeant major and Niesha Somersall was awarded as battalion executive officer.
Ninety-four JROTC cadets participated in the four-day camp representing St. Croix Central High School, Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Croix Educational Complex High School and the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School.