PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. -- The Mills University Studies High School JROTC JLAB Leadership Team advanced forward to Level-II of the National JLAB Competition. The members are:

  • Cadet Olivia Dunn
  • Cadet Angel Green
  • Cadet Brandon Holt
  • Cadet Jayden McBride
  • Alternate Members:
  • Cadet Marely Diaz
  • Cadet Kiristyn Williams

If successful in Level II, the Comet Battalion Cadets will be eligible to compete in Level III, the (JLAB) National Championship Competition in Washington, DC. Forty (40) four-person teams will earn the opportunity to participate in the Leadership Championship based upon their knowledge of the JROTC curriculum and the JROTC leadership theories. 

In preparation for Level III, the cadets will prepare studying the following: The Army JROTC Curriculum Unit 1 – The Emerging Leader (All lessons in all chapters). Unit 2 – The Developing Leader (All lessons in all chapters). Unit 3 – The Supervising Leader (All lessons in all chapters). Unit 4 – The Managing Leader (All lessons in all chapters). Unit 5 – Electives – Continuing Education for Leaders (All lessons in Chapters 1, 3, and 5) In both Level I and Level II, and three questions from the USAA Educational Foundation financial literacy videos.

Leadership Teams qualifying for the JLAB Leadership Championship will also study and be tested on the life experiences and leadership tenets and principles of Generals George C. Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, and Colin A. Powell, from information contained in publications to be provided after Level II.