JACKSON TWP — The Seneca Valley Junior Reserved Officers’ Training Corps has been awarded the designation of “Honor Unit” for the 2011-12 school year by the U.S. Department of the Army.
The Department of the Army presents the award to JROTC units that maintain an exceptionally high standard of performance.
In order to receive the award, a JROTC unit must undergo a two-part evaluation process: a Formal Inspection — worth a maximum of 600 points — and a Unit Report — worth a maximum of 400 points. The Department of the Army announced that the Seneca Valley JROTC received a combined total of 951 points, which is considered an outstanding rating.
“This represents a significant achievement, and your unit is commended for a job well done,” said Brenda Gainey, chief of the JROTC Second Brigade, who oversees Seneca Valley’s JROTC and programs at 115 schools in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.
The Seneca Valley JROTC was given permanent orders and an “Honor Unit” certificate from the Department of the Army.