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PHS NJROTC are National Champions!

The Pace High School Patriot Navy JROTC drill team are National Champions! Annually, 613 schools across the nation compete in the Navy National Academic, Athletic, and Drill Competition hosted by Sports Network International. Over the past four years, Pace High has been one of 24 qualified teams for what is commonly referred to as the “Superbowl” of Navy JROTC, but this year they are #1! This is the first national championship in the history of Navy JROTC in Santa Rosa County Schools. Traditionally held at NAS Pensacola, the 2020-21 was held virtually. The challenge consists of a maximum of 40 cadets competing on 5 drill teams that includes push-ups, sit-ups, 100- yard relay, and an academics exam. The overall results are below:

1st Overall in the Nation

  • 5th in Push Ups
  • 4th in Sit Ups
  • 2nd in 100 yard relay
  • 3rd in Unarmed Basic Drill
  • 1st in Armed Basic Drill
  • 5th in Unarmed Exhibition Drill
  • 2nd in Armed Basic Drill
  • 5th in Color Guard
  • 1st in Academics