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"To motivate young people to be better citizens."


The Army JROTC’s leadership development curriculum is accredited by AdvancED. Students who enroll and complete two years of JROTC Leadership Education and Training levels 1 and 2, achieve HOPE credit, meeting Florida graduation requirements. JROTC is an elective course, there is no obligation for military service. Students are placed in leadership positions to prepare them to become future leaders in our communities.

Program lessons include  

  • Leadership Theory
  • Management
  • Social & Communication Skills
  • Decision Making & Problem-solving Skills
  • Physical Fitness & Wellness
  • First Aid
  • Personal Growth
  • Diversity
  • Goal Setting
  • College Preparation

The Key to Success in JROTC is TEAMWORK

Standard Schedule (may be adjusted for curriculum requirements)





Monday - Tuesday

Classroom Lessons

School Dress Code



School Dress Code


Uniform Inspection / Drill 

JROTC Uniform / (Close-toed Shoes)


Physical Training with Company Formation

Athletic Clothing (Close-toed Shoes)


Note: Brigade Staff Meeting are held every Wednesday after school from 1:50pm - 3:00pm.


After School Activities


  • Raiders (Fall; August – December, Spring; March-May) (CrossFit type physical training)
  • Drill and Color Guard (October – March) (Marching & Flag presentations)
  • JROTC Leadership & Academic teams (August - January) (Knowledge-based)
  • Marksmanship (January - April) (Olympic Style Air Rifle Marksmanship)
  • Robotics (August - May) (Design and program robots)
  • Drones (January - May) (Navigate and fly drones)
  • JLAB Leadership & Academic Bowl is a nationally recognized academic competition created exclusively for JROTC students. 

Unit Accomplishments


Raiders: SY 2021-2022

  • Fall District East Zone Male & Female Champions (Varsity) 
  • Fall Districts Competition 2nd Place Male & Female (Varsity)
  • State Champions Female Varsity (3rd Place)
  • Spring Invitational 1st Place Male

Drill Team: SY 2021-2022

  • District Champions (Female Unarmed Platoon) [ 2nd place]

Marksmanship: SY 2019-2020

  • 6th best Air Rifle Marksman in Lee County JROTC District

JLAB: SY 2019-2020

  • 3rd in District; competed at National Semi-finals

Robotics: SY 2021-2022

  • 3rd place in Lee County JROTC District Competition

Drones: SY 2021-2022

  • 2nd place in Lee County JROTC District Competition

Cadet Leadership SY 2021-2022

Brigade Chain of Command

Brigade Commander:
C/COL Nathan Portugal
Brigade Executive Officer: C/LTC Mariana De Santiago
Brigade Sergeant Major:                             C/CSM Juan Rosales

Battalion Chain of Command


1st Battalion Commander:                         C/LTC Marian Hernandez

1st Battalion Sergeant Major:                    C/CSM Andy Perez

2nd Battalion Commander:                        C/LTC Anabelen Santos De La Cruz

2nd Battalion Sergeant Major:                    C/CSM Godspower Okoh

Brigade Staff

Adjutant Officer (S-1):                                 C/MAJ Ki'ana Jones
Intelligence & Security Officer (S-2):         C/CPT Malik Muneer
Operations Officer (S-3):                              C/MAJ Isidro Melchor 
Logistics Officer (S-4):                                  C/MAJ Anthony De Santiago
Public Affairs (S-5):                                       C/CPT Monique Williams
Signals Officer (S-6):                                     C/CPT Zedekiah Barry


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Venson Walker
Captain, U.S. Army, Retired
Senior Army Instructor
[email protected]

MSG Berube

Pierre Berube
Master Sergeant, U.S. Army, Retired
Army Instructor
[email protected]

MSG Scott

Todd Scott
Master Sergeant, U.S. Army, Retired
Army Instructor
[email protected]

SFC Mitchell

Vincent Mitchell
Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army, Retired
Army Instructor
[email protected]

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