• The mission of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is to motivate young people to be better citizens.


    • Promote citizenship
    • Develop leadership
    • Effective communication
    • Improve physical fitness
    • Provide incentive to live drug-free
    • Strengthen positive self-motivation
    • Train to work as a team member
    • Inspire Cadets to graduate from high school and make it to the next level

    National Competitions

    Leadership and Academic Bowl
    Program for challenging Cadets to learn values of leadership, and citizenship, while preparing for higher education milestones (i.e. college entrance exams)

    Air Rifle/Archery
    Competitive marksmanship program to promote teamwork, self-confidence, and esprit de corps

    Precision Drill
    Competitive drill program in both regulation and exhibition categories

    Raider Challenge
    Competitive program for Cadets in 5 military skill events

    Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Camp
    One-week college residential program of STEM labs; Interaction with professors, graduate, and undergraduate students

    Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC)
    Program opportunity for Cadets to practice leadership and teamwork skills in a hands-on military setting

District Programs

    • Cass Tech High School
    • Communication and Media Arts High School
    • Cody High School
    • Detroit Collegiate Preparatory @ Northwestern High School
    • Denby High School
    • East English Village Preparatory Academy
    • Martin Luther King Jr. High School
    • Mumford High School
    • Osborn High School
    • Pershing High School
    • Western International High School
    • Renaissance High School
    • Ben Carson High School

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