JROTC Drill State Tournament--April 1, 2017Your JROTC District champs went to the State tournament Saturday in Lakeland. There are 18 categories at the State level of which Dixie qualified for 15 events (from their district meet). The top 5 State finishers earn a trophy or medallion. In any given previous year, Dixie has never earned more than 2 top 5 finishes at the State level. Out of approximately 165 Army JROTC schools in the state and over 100 schools that were present (that qualified in 1 or more events), Dixie took home 10 top 5 finishes in the State. They are as follows:
Female Color Guard 1st Place (State Champions) commanded by Kaitlin Hempstead
Female Exhibition Platoon 1st Place (State Champions) commanded by Brittany Sekot
Male Exhibition Squad 1st Place (State Champions) commanded by Nicolas Garcia
Female Unarmed Platoon 2nd Place commanded by Shannon Silk
Female Exhibition Squad 2nd Place commanded by Heather Biasotti
Male Exhibition Platoon 2nd place commanded by Nicolas Garcia
Male Dual Exhibition 2nd Place Performed by Ethan Tinsley and Joseph Foraker
Female Armed Squad 3rd Place commanded by Brittany Sekot
Female Dual Exhibition 4th Place Performed by Heather Biasotti and Brittany Sekot
Male Solo Exhibition 5th Place Performed by Nicolas Garcia
Army JROTC students from Key West to Pensacola now know who Dixie Hollins is in drill.
Congratulations Drill Team!!!
Mark Valentine, Robert Hockman, Coach Tony Biasotti, Coach Anthony Biasotti, and JROTC Boosters