Sussex Technical High School Junior ROTC cadets recently participated in the JROTC Raider Challenge, hosted at Sussex Tech.

The Raven Battalion came in fifth place out of 12 teams participating.

Cadets competed in events including physical fitness, a rope bridge, litter carry, vehicle pull and 5K road march. The Raven Battalion came in third place in the vehicle pull competition.

Sussex Tech cadets on the Raider team included Thomas Barrett, a senior from Lewes; Jeremy Carpenter, a senior from Milton; Zeniah Holland, a freshman from Laurel; Jacob Hufford, a senior from Ocean View; Rebecca Lenhart, a senior from Georgetown; Aiden McAnelly, a junior from Rehoboth Beach; Noah Seymore, a freshman from Bridgeville; Carson Watts, a junior from Milton; and Zachary Wheway, a sophomore from Lincoln.

Other JROTC units represented Dover, Wicomico, Woodbridge, Appoquinimink, Smyrna, Mount Pleasant and the First State Military Academy. Overall winners were the First State Military Academy Red team, Wicomico, and Woodbridge.