Bailey Blackwell

Retiring captain leaves lasting impact on Navarre cadets

Retiring captain leaves lasting impact on Navarre cadets

The passage of time hasn’t lessened the impact Capt. Mark Eubanks has had on the life of Sarah Pena and so many others like her who have gone through the Navy Junior ROTC program at Navarre. Pena, now a kindergarten teacher at West Navarre Primary, recalls a moment that provides a great glimpse of Eubanks […]

Clemente-Hunter and Blackwell score NROTC scholarships

Clemente-Hunter and Blackwell score NROTC scholarships

Bailey Blackwell was at home when she found out she was awarded a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship. Excited is one way to describe the action of the senior Navarre High School student who is part of the Navy Junior ROTC program at the school. “I was doing my daily check on the website […]

JROTC commemorates Sept. 11 with flag ceremony

JROTC commemorates Sept. 11 with flag ceremony

Only the sound of a bird chirping and the hum of a lone car driving by down the road on a sun-splashed morning broke through the moment of silence during the flag ceremony Navarre High School Navy Junior ROTC unit does each year to commemorate the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. More than 2,000 […]