Thursday, January 24, 2013
Cadet David Dinges was recently awarded the prestigious Navy JROTC Cadet Achievement Ribbon.
The accompanying citation read: “While participating on a ride-along with the Dorchester County Emergency Medical Service, his unit was dispatched to a respiratory difficulty call in which a patient was progressing towards respiratory failure. Cadet Dinges’ efforts in assisting to revive the patient were invaluable as myriad procedures had to be performed simultaneously. Cadet Dinges showed no hesitation or nervousness; his efforts directly contributed to the patient surviving this respiratory episode.”
The award presentation was part of a larger winter advancement ceremony. The following cadets advanced in rank: De Angelo Wilson, Richard Winter, Patricia Robish, Elizabeth Sammons, Matthew Wedderspoon, Rebekah Caceres, Taylor Malone, Makayla Robidoux, Christian Ridge, Gabriel Welkening, Adrian Searles, Daniel Trump, Kristen Draheim, Cynthia Curry, Autumn Hanah, Cheyenne Stewart, Danielle Tisdale, David Dinges, Desiree McMullen, Tania Dalton, Corey Fusco, Joshua Hardin, Artavious White, Kenneth Hodges, Zachary Wilson, Cody Soldiers, Devin Anderson, Corey Taylor, Kyle Smith, Hannah Berry, Michael Kilcoyne, Alison Holliday, Leo Brandon, Hanah Christmas, Cameron Kunce, Kaelan Feagin, Zachary Calhoun, Joseph Mitchell and Michael Poland.