The Lakes High School JROTC will host a Puget Sound Division Drill Meet on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the school, 10320 Farwest Dr. S.W., Lakewood. The Puget Sound Division is one of three divisions in the Northwest Drill and Rifle Conference.
Eleven JROTC teams from Washington and Oregon will compete at the meet including Lakes High School, Battle Ground High School, Curtis High School, Lincoln High School, Clover Park High School, Stadium High School, Prairie High School, Shelton High School, South Kitsap High School, Wilson High School and Oregon City High School. The teams will represent the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and Air Force JROTC programs.
Competition events will include color guard, marksmanship, unarmed drill team, strength team, armed drill team and individual armed exhibition drill. Competition begins at 7:30 a.m. and the awards ceremony will take place at 4:15 p.m. in the main gym.
The drill meet is open to the public. Admission is free, refreshments will be available. Call the Lakes Army JROTC office at 253-583-5573 or 253-583-5576 for more information.