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Four NKY Young Marines Graduate from Junior Leadership School

Four members of the Northern Kentucky Young Marines recently attended and graduated from the Young Marines Junior Leadership School (JLS) in Cheltenham, Maryland.

Adelaide Solomon, 11, of Villa Hills; Abby Smith, 12, of Ft. Mitchell; Kalib Solomon, 13, of Villa Hills; and Caleb Rehkamp, 16, of Independence were among the seventeen graduates from around the country to graduate from the leadership school.

Rehkamp was awarded the Iron Mike Award, for physical fitness test score (male). Smith won the Iron Maiden Award for physical fitness test score (female). Solomon was awarded the Honor Graduate.

JLS is comprised of classes/classwork, physical training, close order drill instruction, and public speaking practice. Scores are based on multiple written assignments, a physical fitness test (PFT), a uniform inspection, a leadership evaluation, and a close order drill evaluation.

-Staff report

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