The Clinton County High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion Drill Team won the 24th Annual Upper Cumberland Color Guard Competition, held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at White County High School in Sparta, Tennessee. Will Blake commanded the Color Guard. Individual winners were Sabrina Gray (1st Place) and Kaitlin Davis (2nd Place) in the Individual Knockout Drill event. Marksmanship was also an event during this competition, where Nick Bell won the Top Shooter award. Sabrina, Kaitlin, and Nick are pictured below. The following cadets participated in this competition: Dawson Waid, Devon Redman, Nick Bell, Shania Bagwell, Will Blake, Gabby Longwell, Jacob Stearns, Sabrina Gray, Daniel Thomas, Deon Thomas, Joe Edwards, Chandler Hall, Haley Herald, Kaitlin Davis, Renee Cash, Andrea Duvall, Alex Pierce, Jasmine Brumley, Maddie Waid, Brianna Sparks, Christina Speck, Brooklin Adkins, Vanessa Short, Gage Brumley, and Harrison Wallace.
The Bulldog Battalion Varsity Rifle Team outscored the White County High School Tennessee Rifle Team, in a Head to Head Marksmanship Competition on November 21, 2016, at Clinton County High School, with a score of 897 to 844, out of 1,000 points possible. The top three shooters were Dawson Waid (Clinton County) with a 246, Jared Upchurch (Clinton County) with a 233, and Damion Kelsey (White County) with a 227.
The Clinton County High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion had a great day at the Annual SGT York Drill Meet on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at York Institute in Jamestown, Tennessee. The Bulldog Battalion started the day at 5:30 a.m. and returned around 9:30 p.m... They competed well in Platoon Inspection, Regulation Platoon Drill with Arms, Squad Drill with Arms, Male/Mixed Color Guard, Female Color Guard, and Academics. The Color Guard came away with 2nd Place in the Female Color Guard category, out of 12 Color Guard Teams. Congratulations on an outstanding performance by our Bulldog Battalion Drill/Color Guard/Academics Teams. The following cadets competed: Dawson Waid, Devon Redman, Shania Bagwell, Will Blake, Nick Bell, Leo Oplinger, Renee Cash, Gabby Longwell, Kaitlin Davis, Hayley Herald, Daniel Thomas, Deon Thomas, Joe Edwards, Chandler Hall, Jacob Stearns, Andrea Duvall, Abby Scheffler, Abby Turner, Maddie Waid, Brooklin Adkins, Jasmine Brumley, Vanessa Short, Brianna Sparks, Harrison Wallace, and Alex Pierce.