Students in the Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) program at PSLA at Fowler High School will be taking part in their annual Change of Command ceremony on May 1st.
A change of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commanding officer to another. The passing of colors from an outgoing commander to an incoming one ensures that the unit and its cadets are never without official leadership, a continuation of trust, and also signifies an allegiance of cadets to their unit’s commander.
The PSLA NJROTC unit will announce the assumption of Command from Cadet Lieutenant Commander Amani Johnson to Cadet Lieutenant Eh’Nee T’wpe. The unit will also present three $500 American Legion scholarships to the school’s graduating NJROTC seniors. The American Legion Post 1276 and the PSLA NJROTC have shared a longstanding tradition of community support, volunteerism and fellowship – ensuring the continued success of the High School program and the future success of all NJROTC cadets.
The Change of Command ceremony and scholarship presentation, will take place on Monday, May 1st at 9 am in the PSLA at Fowler High School gymnasium (227 Magnolia Street).