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Mount Dora High Air Force JROTC earns Silver Star award

MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Cadets at the Mount Dora High Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps were recognized with the “Silver Star” award Friday.

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They earned this Community Service with Excellence Award for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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This award recognizes the top 5% of all AFJROTC units for their work with the local community.

Lake County Public Schools said Mount Dora High has received this honor five times in seven years.

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Along with the cadets’ contributions, Mount Dora High instructors Maj. (Ret) Andrew Scott and SMSgt (Ret) Dennis Crum were acknowledged for their training.

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