Pride of the Pound!
Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Martin Padilla was presented with the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Award at King’s Fork High School May 22, 2015. Ms. Beryl Roblin of the Constantia Chapter of DAR made the presentation before a class of Air Force Junior ROTC cadets. The award is presented annually to one cadet at a school. Ms. Roblin explained to the class that the award is presented to a cadet who has demonstrated leadership ability and a patriotic understanding of the importance of Junior ROTC training. Ms. Roblin further stated the recipient must possess strong character, be highly dependable, place in the top 25 percent of his/her class, and adhere to the highest standards of military discipline. Martin Padilla showed all these characteristics during his four years of dedication and loyalty to the ROTC program at King’s Fork High School.