Naval Science Instructor MSGT K. A. Arceneaux USMC (Ret)
Naval Science Instructor SCPO C. Grisby USN (Ret)
(318) 323-2237 ext 1222/1247
The purpose of the Citizenship Development Program (NJROTC) is to instill in students in secondary educational institutions the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.
The NJROTC Program is one of the most unique and interesting programs offered tohigh school students. If you are looking for unique high school experiences,
enroll in the Neville High School NJROTC unit today.
NJROTC FACT SHEET - Did you know?
- NJROTC stands for Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps.
- NJROTC is a jointly sponsored Navy and secondary school citizenship and leadership program for students in grades 9 through 12.
- NJROTC is an education program. Cadets are under no Navy obligation.
- NJROTC is open to all who meet the physical standards of the NJROTC Program.
- NJROTC teaches self-discipline, self-confidence and leadership skills to help you successfully meet life's challenges.
- NJROTC education can be a big assist for students enlisting in the service or seeking nominations to the Naval Academy, or interested in qualifying for an NROTC college scholarship.
- NJROTC cadets are provided with uniforms, books, training aids and other types of equipment paid for by the Navy.
- NJROTC encourages the formation of drill teams, group athletics, marksmanship teams and other types of extra curricular activities.
- NJROTC cadets take part in ship training cruises, orientation visits, and field trips to various naval activities to enhance their classroom studies.
- The NJROTC program is taught by retired officers and enlisted personnel.
Going to college and want to get a better score on your SAT or ACT? The NJROTC offers Peterson's Online Course for SAT or ACT College Test Prep free of charge to cadets enrolled in the NJROTC program.
Want to know more?
You can find out more about the NJROTC program by visiting your School Counselor or stop by the NJROTC office located in the Annex.