By the end of the 2016-2017 school year, NC-939 cadets will promote academic excellence through 1) maintaining a corps overall average of a 3 weighted GPA or higher; 2) acceptance of 10 cadets into the National Honor Society and/or Kitty Hawk Air Society; and lastly, 3) achieving a 100% graduation rate for all cadets in the 2016 senior class.
By the end of the 2016-2017 school year, NC-939 will standardize corps policies, procedures, and operations through 1) standardized uniform inspection procedures for all six flights; 2) complete the Presidential Physical Fitness Test within the first forty-five days of the semester with 100% participation; 3) a comprehensive review and revision of the cadet handbook;and 4) maintaining a cadet-owned and operated website (sandersonhs.afjrotc.com)
By the end of the 2016-2017 school year, NC-939 will recruit new cadets and retain existing cadets through 1) Awareness Presentation Team engagement in feeder middle-school Career Fair days (Carroll, Durant, Daniels, Magellan, W. Millbrook, etc.); 2) working with school administrators to organize a Rising Freshman Orientation (summer); 3) hosting corps activities to build camaraderie (Freshmen Meet-and-Greet, Sports Day, Military Ball Awards Ceremony, post-drill meet socials, etc.); and 4) encouraging esprit de corps through the Cadet of the Quarter and award recognition program; and lastly, 5) host a Sanderson High School AFJROTC cadet alumni event.
By the end of the 2016-2017 school year, NC-939 will bolster a positive image within Sanderson High School and surrounding community by participating in activities and events that take place on or near campus including 1) one Meet-the-Teacher Night each semester; 2) Rising Freshman Open House (Spring semester); and 3) one campus beautification project each semester.
By the end of the 2016-2017 school year, NC-939 cadets are encouraged to individually participate in at least 12 community service hours which will contribute to the overall completion of 2,000 (+/-10%) total hours in community service events which include: 1) completing an Adopt-A-Highway once a quarter; 2) participating in the Veteran’s Day Parade (November 5, 2016); 3) presenting the colors at the Capitol Building Veteran’s Day Memorial Ceremony; 4) participating in St. Baldrick’s Childhood Cancer Research Fundraising (Spring 2017); 5) performing Color Guard/Honor Guard events at home sports games and at North Carolina High School Athletic Association Championship games; 6) hosting American Red Cross Blood Drive (December 9, 2016); 7) manning a water stop station at the City of Oaks Marathon (November 6, 2016); and lastly, 8) participating in Habitat for Humanity.
By the end of the 2016-2017 school year, NC-939 cadets will play host to 10-15 North Carolina High Schools with 400-450 cadet participants in the Seventh Annual Capital City Drill Meet held at Sanderson High School in the spring of 2017. NC-939 cadets will 1) coordinate with school administration for the use of school facilities, deconflict with school calendar of events, and plan out space needed for indoor and/or outdoor use of drill pads; 2) solicit cadet judges from local area university senior AFROTC programs; 3) partner with the AFJROTC Booster Club for assistance with t-shirt sales, concessions, and lunch sales; and finally, 4) seek out local business sponsorship opportunities for monetary, food, and drink donations.