FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)

Cadets Laureen Pierre-Louis (Nova High School, senior) and Lincoln Le (Monarch High School, senior) have been awarded the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Outstanding Achievement.

The Legion of Valor Bronze Cross is awarded to JROTC cadets who demonstrate outstanding performance, dependability and good character, adherence to military discipline and leadership ability.

Each year, the prestigious award is presented to only 72 cadets among approximately 470,000 across the country representing all branches of service.

Among Cadet Pierre-Louis’

accomplishments: • Ranking in the top 13% of her senior class and top 1% of the Naval science class • Developing a cadet evaluation system for promotions and academic awards • Serving as Color Guard and Honor Guard member • Nova High School Navy JROTC – Area Manager’s Top Junior of the Year for 2018/19 Cadet Le’s accomplishments include: • Ranking among the top 2% of his senior class • Serving as Senior Class President, marking the fourth year he has been elected as Class President • Holding additional class office roles, including Corresponding Secretary in the Student Government • Receiving the JROTC Academic Achievement award, the Honor Roll Cord, Senior Army Instructor’s Ribbon and Student Government Association Ribbon