Taking flight with Southern Wayne


Six Southern Wayne High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets and instructor Col. George Schantz were honored guests at the February meeting of the Carolina Patriots Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. Each of the cadets spoke of their achievements and future goals. They spoke of the discipline, confidence and leadership skills that the JROTC program had given them. Chapter members said they were impressed by the maturity and ambition of these young cadets. Schantz shared his military career and how he came back to settle in the Wayne County area. Left to right are: Melissa Ocampo Zamora, Stephanie Rodriguez, Xiamara Soler-Sanchez, Col. George Schantz, Rosio Lopez Elias, Cyerra Johnson and Itzel Arteaga.


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