On Saturday, Feb. 25, the Missouri Military Academy Fusileers Drill Team traveled to Leavenworth High School for an Army JROTC competition, competeting against 16 other schools.
The team placed as followed:
- Overall Championship, 3rd place
- Armed Division Overall, 1st place
- Armed Color Guard, 1st place
- Armed Regulation, 3rd place
- Armed Exhibition, 1st place
- Unarmed Color Guard, 2nd place
- Unarmed Regulation, 3rd place
In addition, Cadet Gage Blanton, from Newburg, MO, won 1st place in the Final Individual Drill Down.
The Fusileers have been a staple of MMA’s excellence in military leadership, structure, discipline and class. Cadets compete in different classifications in each of the following divisions: Armed Regulation Drill, Unarmed Regulation Drill, Armed Color Guard, Unarmed Color Guard, Armed Exhibition and Unarmed Exhibition.