The winner of the 2022 Lt. Gen. Theodore G. Stroup Jr. Achievement Award is Cheyunne Ahn, a student at Southern High School in Santa Rita, Guam, the Association of the U.S. Army has announced.
The U.S. Army Junior ROTC is the best-kept secret in the Army.
The winner of the 2021 Lt. Gen. Theodore G. Stroup Jr. Achievement Award is Alanis Hilario Serrano, a student at the University of Puerto Rico, the Association of the U.S. Army has announced.
Named for Stroup, a former AUSA vice president of education who is now an AUSA senior fellow, the program recognizes JROTC cadets for their achievements. It also aims to “engage the next generation of Soldiers and DoD stakeholders at a young age” and “promote their growth into mature members of the defense community,” according to AUSA.
Punahou School Army Junior ROTC Cadet Emily Wu was recognized at the Association of the U.S. Army’s LANPAC Symposium and Exposition for being the national first-place award winner in an essay contest sponsored by the Vietnam War Commemoration, a U.S. government group formed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the war.
Gen. Robert B. Brown, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, presented Wu with a Defense Department certificate of appreciation for winning the essay contest.