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SAISD JROTC and LOTC cadets to participate in West Point program on leadership ethics and STEM competencies

SAISD JROTC and LOTC cadets to participate in West Point program on leadership ethics and STEM competencies 
Brigadier General Ronald D. Sullivan, Chief Judge for U.S. Army Criminal Appeals
Lt. Col. (Retired) Jerry W. Cheatom, SAISD Director of Army Instruction
Sept. 14 (Thurs) – 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Highlands High School, 3118 Elgin Ave., 78210
Brigadier General Ronald SullivanCadets in the JROTC and LOTC program in San Antonio ISD will hear from a former Sam Houston High School student who rose through the ranks in the U.S. Army to become Brigadier General. Brigadier General Ronald D. Sullivan’s military awards and decorations include: The Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Meritorious Serve Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Army Commendation Medal (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), and the Parachutist Badge. Read Brigadier General Sullivan's bio.
Sullivan will speak with middle and high school cadets as they spend a day learning about military academy opportunities and pathways to becoming a military officer. The cadets are participating in a workshop known as Leadership, Ethics and Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (LEADS).
Cadets will learn about topics such as West Point admissions, ROTC scholarships, leadership and ethics, as well as engage in problem-solving STEM activities to reinforce the critical need for STEM experts in the military. 
Workshop sessions also will give students an opportunity to practice leadership and ethical decision-making during individual and group challenges. Students will discuss the need, challenge and purpose of living an honorable life while on their quest to becoming an exemplary leader.


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