03-25-2008 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #31


Title
F-21. Field Trip for Palm Bay High MCJROTC Cadet to Participate in 2008 Marine Corps JROTC National Championship Air Rifle Match at Ft. Benning, Georgia

Discussion

Amber Whiteway, a cadet in the Palm Bay High School Marine Corps JROTC, has been invited to participate in the 2008 Marine Corps JROTC National Championship Air Rifle Match at Ft. Benning, Columbus, Georgia, on March 27-29, 2008.  In January 2008 Amber qualified to shoot for the National Championship by finishing 3rd in the Eastern USA MCJROTC Match.  She is seeded 21 nationwide and will compete against the top shooters in the nation.

Amber will be accompanied by her father, Guy Whiteway, and Palm Bay High School Marine instructor, MGySgt R. Beauton.  They will depart Palm Bay High school at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2008, and return at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, 2008.  Amber will miss three days of school (March 26-28).  Transportation will be by rental vehicle which meets transportation requirements of school board policies.  Lodging will be at the La Quinta Inn, Columbus, Georgia.  The Palm Bay High school MCJROTC will cover the expenses of the trip.  There will be no cost to the District.



Recommendation
Approve the field trip request by Palm Bay High School MCJROTC for Cadet Amber Whiteway to participate in the 2008 Marine Corps JROTC National Championship Air Rifle Match at Ft. Benning, Columbus, Georgia, on March 26-30, 2008.  There will be no cost to the District.

Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 3/25/2008

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

John G. Thomas, Principal, Palm Bay High School

Thomas W. McIntyre, Area I Superintendent




Attachment:  PBHS MCJROTC March 26-30, 2008.pdf