An Allen High School JROTC team has advanced to the Championship level of the of the 2016 Marine Corps JROTC Academic Bowl Championship set for June 24-25 at the Catholic University of America.
The team includes Alexander Webre, Daniel Roberts, Jacqueline Walker and Ryan Jacobs.
The team earned top scores to win a place in the national competition and is one of only four Marine Corps JROTC Academic Bowl teams to advance to the finals. During the two fast-paced preliminary rounds, students were tested on their knowledge of the JROTC curriculum, English, math and science. One of the main goals of the JROTC Academic Bowl is to prepare students for state exit and graduation exams as well as college entrance exams such as the SAT and ACT. The event is conducted by College Options Foundation.
The winner of the Marine Corps JROTC Academic Championship will compete against the winners of the Army, Navy, and Air Force JROTC Academic Bowls in the JROTC Joint Service Academic Bowl Championship.