Leadership

Master Chief Walter Evans USN (Ret)

Naval Science Instructor

Master Chief Evans was born October 3, 1968 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  He graduated in May 1986 from Spectrum High School in New Orleans, Louisiana and joined the Navy in March 1987.  He served on the USS Merrill DD976 from 1988 to 1992.  During that time he completed three Western Pacific deployments.  His next 24 years he served with Navy Recruiting Command in multiple Recruiting Districts.  His duty stations included St Louis, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Philadelphia .  He retired from the Navy July 2016.  He joined Lake Howell High School in the 2016-2017 school year. 

Our Cadet Staff

 

Cadet Commanding Officer

 

Cadet Executive Officer

 

Cadet Command Master Chief

Welcome!

Welcome to the home of the Navy JROTC Unit of Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Florida!  On this site you will find the latest information on the activities, events, and academic resources of our program. Go Silverhawks!


Booster Club

Booster Club Meetings

Every 3rd Tuesday during the school year

(Adjustments: 11/12 & 12/16)

7:30pm

ROTC Unit

 

Meeting Minutes


Competition Results

Coming Soon!


Calendar

OCTOBER 10

Lake Howell Aquatic Center Fundraiser | 3-8pm

 

OCTOBER 13-14

Lake Howell Aquatic Center Fundraiser

 

OCTOBER 19

Home Football Game

Parking Detail

Color Guard

Cannon Detail Unit Service Hours

 

OCTOBER 20

Unit Picnic | 10am-3pm

Red Bug Park

 

OCTOBER 26

Homecoming Football Game

Parking Detail

Color Guard

Cannon Detail Unit Service Hours

 

OCTOBER 27

Centennial High School Drill Meet

 

NOVEMBER 2

Lake Howell Aquatic Center Fundraiser | 3-8pm

 

NOVEMBER 3

Lake Howell Drill Meet

(Mandatory Event)

 

NOVEMBER 9

Embry-Riddle University Drill Meet

 

NOVEMBER 10

Veteran's Day Parade

7am - 1pm

(Mandatory Event)

 

NOVEMBER 29

Annual Military Inspection

(Mandatory Event)

 

DECEMBER 1

Gaither High School Drill Meet

 

JANUARY 12

Lake Howell Brain Bowl

 

JANUARY 26

FAMU Drill Meet

 

FEBRUARY 2

Flanagan Drill Meet

 

FEBRUARY 9

Winter Park Drill Meet

 

FEBRUARY 17

Military Ball | 6-10pm

Double Tree Hotel by UCF

 

MARCH 2

State Competition

Spoto High School, Tampa

 

APRIL 17

Unit Awards Night | 6-8pm

Lake Howell Auditorium

(Mandatory Event)


Who We Are

Commissioning Date: 14 April 1994
Initial Instructors: LCDR Dan Watson, AVCM Russell McFarland

Founded in 1994, Lake Howell has since become one of the best NJROTC units in the nation, competing at the National level on several occasions.

Important Points in Unit History

1998 - 4th Place Overall - Nationals at San Diego, CA
  2000 - 2nd Place Overall - Nationals at Great Lakes, IL
2001 - 3rd Place Overall - Nationals at Pensacola, FL
2002 - 7th Place Overall - Nationals at Pensacola, FL
2003 - 2nd Place Overall - Nationals at Pensacola, FL
2004 - 5th Place Overall - Nationals at Pensacola, FL
2006 - 5th Place Overall - Nationals at Pensacola, FL
2008 - 8th Place Overall - Nationals at Pensacola, FL


Competitive Teams

Armed Basic Drill Team

Our armed drill teams are the basis of our unit. It is the first thing that comes to mind when they think of JROTC. We perform routines similar to the Marine Corps Silent Drill Team and military ceremonial guards. No prior experience required. 

 

Unarmed Basic Drill Team

Unarmed Basic is the learning of unarmed basic drill movements, and executing them with discipline.

 

Unarmed Exhibition Drill Team

Unarmed Exhibition is a great team that promotes team work and confidence. It is a team that uses precise coordination of hand and feet movements to create intricate formations and beats.

 

Armed Exhibition Drill Team

Our armed drill teams are the basis of our unit. It is the first thing that comes to mind when they think of JROTC. We perform routines similar to the Marine Corps Silent Drill Team and military ceremonial guards.

 

Color Guard

 

Athletic Team

The athletics team is a great team to make you mentally and physically stronger. It's a great way to push yourself and your fellow cadets into becoming better fit. Joining can benefit you into becoming a better leader and make you into a strong person.

 

Academic Team

If you want to expand your knowledge on Naval Science, the Academic Team is for you! We compete in many different competitive tests and Brain Bowls, and our practices involve learning in stress-free, hands-on way, including discussions where everyone can contribute and ask questions.

 

Air Rifle Team

 

Orienteering Team

On the Orienteering team you will learn how to read a map and find your way through the woods. Not only is this a challenging team, but it is also one of the most rewarding. You will find yourself running, jumping, and navigating through rough terrain and woods; all in the name of fun and competition.