03-10-2009 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #43


Title
Palm Bay High School MCJROTC Trip to Ft. Benning, Columbus, Georgia

Discussion

Amber Whiteway and David Anderson from the Palm Bay High School MCJROTC Rifle Team have been invited to participate in the 2009 National JROTC Air Rifle Championships at Ft. Benning, Columbus, Georgia, on March 25-28, 2009.  These two cadets are rated in the top 14 MCJROTC shooters in the nation. 

The two cadets will be accompanied by MGySgt Richard Beauton and a female chaperone to be determined.  They will depart Palm Bay High School at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, and return on Sunday, March 29, 2009.  The cadets will miss three days of school (March 25-27).  Transportation will be by rental vehicle which meets transportation requirements of school board policies.  Lodging will be at the Hyatt Place , North Columbus, Georgia.  The Marine Corps will cover the cost of the trip.  There will be no cost to the District.    



Recommendation
Approve the trip request by Palm Bay High school MCJROTC for Amber Whiteway and David Anderson to participate in the 2009 National JROTC Air Rifle Championships at Ft. Benning, Columbus, Georgia, on March 25-29, 2009.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 3/10/2009
Consent after Information3/24/2009

Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

MGySgt Richard Beauton, Palm Bay High Marine Instructor -- 952-5900

John G. Thomas, Principal, Palm Bay High School -- 952-5900

Cyndi Van Meter, Area I Superintendent -- 254-0340




Attachment:  PBHS MCJROTC March 2009.pdf