CCPS NJROTC Air Rifle Teams competed and won at the Navy Air Rifle National Championships on February 10-12, 2022, in Anniston, Alabama. Patuxent High School NJROTC team won first place in the nation after placing second in 2020 and third in 2021. Calvert High School’s NJROTC Air Rifle Team placed seventh nationally. Calvert High School previously won the Navy National Championship in 2011.
Patuxent High School’s Air Rifle team consisted of Madeline Vetting, Antara “Rocket-G” Parekhji, Christopher Mardones, Mariah Stone, and Gabrielle Price. Madeline Vetting placed 2nd, Antara Parekhji placed 8th place, and Christopher Mardones placed tenth nationally in the individual competitions.
Calvert High School team members included Emily Michalko, Cody Moore, Emma Doyle, Isabel Worthy, and Sarah Davis. Cody Moore has earned his distinguished marksmanship badge. The teams from Patuxent High School and Calvert High School will travel to Ohio in March to compete in the 2022 National JROTC Championships which consists of all JROTC branches including Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force.