2019 CHANGE OF COMMAND/AWARDS CEREMONY
On Saturday, 11 May 2019, the Raptors of ND-20061 held their 13th Annual Change of Command Parade and Awards Ceremony at Fargo South High School. Over 200 parents and guests attended the two ceremonies. The guests were treated to a formal Military Change of Command Parade where the Class of 2019 turned over the reigns of ND-20061 to the Class of 2020 followed by a pass-in-review by the entire Cadet Corps. In addition, the unarmed and armed exhibition teams performed for the attendees.
Following the Change of Command Parade, fourteen National Awards and several local awards were presented to cadets. A list of the National Award winners is provided below. The 2019 winner of the William Muscha Award was Cadet Brooklyn Klein. A special thanks to the Parents Group for the cake and refreshments between the ceremonies.
NATIONAL AWARDS RECIPIENT Air Force Association Award Ethan Gerhardson Daedalion Achievement Award Jaeger Jensen American Legion Scholastic Award Ella Trautmann American Legion General Military Excel Award Brooklyn Klein American Veterans Award Jack VanEnk Reserve Officer Association Award Quinn Johnson Military Order of World Wars Award Samantha Hoselton Military Officers Association of America Award Olivia Thomas Veterans of Foreign Wars Award Dillan Alexander Military Order of the Purple Heart Award Danielle Crepps Air Force Sergeants Association Award Jackie Dixon Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated AFJROTC Award Kaeley Hopp/Alieu Kanu The Retired Enlisted Association Award Jesse Crepps Celebrate Freedom Foundation Award Joseph Crepps