WEST COLUMBIA, SC -- Airport High School’s Army JROTC drill team brought home another top honor this past weekend, finishing third overall in the nation at the National High School Drill Team Championship.
The Golden Talon drill team was among a field of 92 of the nation’s best JROTC teams from the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard military branches May 3-5 in Daytona Beach, Florida.
In addition to the overall third place finish, the team placed in several individual events. Other finishes:
2nd Place: Commander’s Trophy
2nd Place: Platoon Inspection w/Arms
4th Place: Platoon Regulations w/Arms
4th Place: Color Guard
4th Place: Squad Exhibition w/Arms
4th Place: Platoon Exhibition w/Arms
CSM Harry Ferguson is the Airport drill team’s coach and adviser.