COL SHORTY POWERS COMPOSITE SQUADRON WINS ILLINOIS WING GROUP 2 ANNUAL DRILL COMPETITION
6 Jan 2018
C/Capt Sara Schofield
Civil Air Patrol Illinois Wing Group 2 held its annual drill competition at Heritage Middle School in Lansing, Illinois.
Members of Lewis Composite Squadron, Magnus Composite Squadron, Colonel Shorty Powers Composite Squadron, Thunder Composite Squadron, and Cornelius R. Coffey Composite Squadron were all in attendance.
A series of drill movements were performed in the Middle School’s Gymnasium. Along with that, a basic knowledge test, uniform inspection, and Physical Training Test occurred.
Members Colin Murphy, Nathaniel Zambrano, Michael Thompson, Nahum Arriaga, Carleigh Phelon, Hunter Brugler and Autumn Doyle of Lincoln-Way West’s AFJROTC unit judged all areas of the competition.
The scores of the four competitions were calculated with Bolingbrook’s Col. Shorty Powers Composite Squadron taking first place. Member’s of this team was C/2d Lt Zachary Knepper, C/CMSgt William Schuessler, C/Capt Matthew Schofield, C/Capt Sara Schofield, C/MSgt Jeffrey Aguilar, and C/TSgt Abigail Turek.
The trophy was presented to the members of the winning team the following weekend at their annual military ball.