August 27, 2012
Jay Patterson of the Alexandria Valley of Alexandria, VA, presents the Supreme Council’s Scottish Rite JROTC Award to Cadet Sgt. First Class Ciaran Betuex of South Lakes High School in Reston, VA.
Commencing in 1998 and approved by the Assistant Secretary of Defense, the Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction, initiated a program of recognition for outstanding Junior ROTC students.
This initiative recognizes high school youth enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) unit for their scholastic excellence and patriotic Americanism efforts.