Cesar Chavez JROTC Captures 1st Place Honors

Posted by Community Relations Department on 2/10/2014

The Cesar Chavez High School JROTC Varsity Air Rifle Marksmanship Team captured first place honors at the Arizona Civilian Marksmanship Program Championship Air Rifle Match in the Sporter Category January  25. The Champion cadets narrowly edged Trevor Browne JROTC, which recently won the All Services JROTC State Championship.  Cesar Chavez   Rifle Team members are Team Commander Vanessa Brady, Alexis Barraza, Brendaya Grigsby and Shawn Phinsavanh.  The Chavez victory is unprecedented in the school’s history.   Sponsored by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), this competition matches rifle teams from JROTC units as well as private shooting clubs throughout Arizona. The Cesar Chavez team has now qualified to advance to the U.S. Western Region Championships in Layton, Utah, April 3-5.