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**The Drill Meet scheduled for 2/26 at North Brunswick High School has been canceled due to the rise in COVID cases in the state. This drill meet generally hosts between 25-30 different schools.

Academic Updates from the Dean

*Cadets will not need to make up the missed days for this week*

Cadets should be checking Google Classroom, their school email, and the FamilyPortal for makeup work. They can email questions individually to their teachers if they have any questions. The Faculty will work with students upon return to class to make sure they are current on any work done so far this semester.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Award

On January 15, 2022, Cadet SFC Gabriela Perez won the VFW Post and District 10 Level Voice of Democracy Scholarship Award. Her essay will be sent to compete at the state level. If she wins at the state level, her essay will be sent to compete at the National Level for a possible award of $30,000 scholarship. On February 5, 2022 there will be a black tie banquet where SFC Perez will read her essay. We are so proud of Cadet SFC Perez’s achievement and wish her luck in the next phase of the competition.

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Bataan Memorial Death March 2022

Due to COVID-19 this year’s event will be held virtually on and around the campus of ORMA. The date is Sunday, 20MAR22.

Normally, The Bataan Memorial Death March is conducted at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Customarily, there are military and prior military members from all over the world participating in this event. This is a 26.2 mile race (marathon) over strenuous terrain through the high desert of New Mexico. ORMA has previously participated in this ruck march twice. This once in a lifetime opportunity.

REGISTRATION:

- Register online. Either “Google” “Bataan Memorial Death March” or go to https://bataanmarch.com/register/ .

- Click “Register” and follow the steps.

- The fee is around $60.00. Register as an individual.

- You can register “light”, meaning no weight, or “heavy” meaning you will carry a 35 LBS ruck sack. It is up to you. We will march two groups. Once you sign up for one group you cannot switch to another.

TRAINING:

THIS IS A WEEKEND EVENT: Training will be held on Friday afternoons and Sunday mornings. Friday afternoon training will follow the “check-out” and will be from 1600-1800. Sunday training will be from 0900-1230. A cadet can only have two “approved” absences from training. SGM McKaughan and SFC Hengeveld are the approving authorities.

Training will begin Friday, 21JAN22.

Cadets must show proof that they registered with the Bataan Death March before they begin training.

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Basketball Results

The Varsity Boys will be playing Union Grove tonight 1/20/22 at Home. See you in Bonner Gym for the game.

Boys Varsity 61 Carver HS 43

The Boys Varsity closed out the first semester with a big road win over Carver high school by a score of 61-43. The game was close in the first quarter as Oak Ridge finished the quarter leading by 4. The lead was stretched to 10 at the half. The third quarter was the difference as the defensive intensity from the Cadets led to several easy transition baskets and the lead was stretched out to 18. The fourth quarter was more of the same as the lead reached a high of 24. Cadet McCoy lead Oak Ridge in scoring with 19 points to go with 13 rebounds. Cadet JJ Turner had an outstanding defensive game on Carver’s best scorer. The cadets finish the semester with an overall record of 7 wins and 4 losses.

JV Boys 45 Oak Level Baptist 20

The JV Boys closed out the semester with a 25 point win over Oak Level Baptist. ORMA led from the start and led 20-6 at the end of the 1st quarter. It was a fun game as several Cadets found the scoring column. Anders Mitchell had 14 points and Austin Mitchell had 11 points and 8 rebounds to lead the Cadets. Cadet Shawn had 4 points, Christian Grogan hit a 3 pointer and Cadet Hicks had 5 steals for the Cadets. The JV finished the semester with a record of 9 wins and 3 losses.

Returning Cadets to Campus

  • Cadets must be checked in from the TAC office located in the basement of Cone Dormitory between 3 PM & 6 PM on Sundays.

  • Contact the TAC office about arrival times if needed at 336-706-6995.

  • Please email attendance@oakridgemilitary.com if needed to advise the Commandant and the Academic Dean if your Cadet will be missing class.

  • If you would like to speak with Commandant or the Academic Dean in person, please reach out to them and schedule an appointment. They are not available for drop in appointments at this time.

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