Mission High School Eagle Battalion Takes 1st Place Over 27 High Schools.

The Cadets competed in eight events consisting of physical fitness, equipment carry, obstacle course, rope bridge, tomahawk bridge, log jam, Jacob's ladder and the crawl gauntlet.

Mission High School received a first place overall trophy, a second place for physical fitness, a second place for the crawl gauntlet and a fifth place for the obstacle course.

On March 25, 2015, Mission High School was awarded the first place overall trophy by LTC Walter Llamas, Professor of Military Science, University of Texas Pan - American.

The picture attached lists the Cadets that participated in the 2015 Bronc Challenge. Front Row (L to R): Vanessa Hernandez, Xiomara Sanchez, Jaquelynn Maldonado and Yadel Alvarez. Second Row (L to R): COL) Frank Fuentes, MSG John Bamba, Onyx Pina, Jose Placensia, Sujei Antonio (Team Captain), LTC Walter Llamas, Mateo Solis, Manuel Gonzalez, Omar Pimentel, Ricardo Catete, Derik Solis and SFC(R) Juan Olivarez. Cadets not present for photo are: Roberto Saucedo, Aaron Cuevas and Brandon Sanchez.

Frank Fuentes
Colonel, U.S. Army Retired
Senior Army Instructor
Mission High School JROTC Eagle Battalion
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