Instructors, Staff, and Team Captains

INSTRUCTORS

 
 MAJ. Morton  

MAJ, EN(Ret.) Shawn Morton
Senior Army Instructor
Clear Lake High School JROTC
Room 117

MAJ Shawn Morton, retired from the Army after 20 years of active federal service. While on active duty, he served in the capacity of Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Company Commander, Battalion Operations Officer, Battalion Executive Officer, Brigade Engineer and Brigade Executive Officer. He has been awarded the Bronze Star,  the Meritorious Service, the Army Commendation and the Army Achievement Medals. He holds degrees in four disciplines to include, Chemistry, Physics, Medicine and Homeland Security. His teaching experience includes two years as a math and science teacher and most recently, volleyball club director and coach. He is the newest member of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Clear Lake High School. 

 1SG Sotsuda



1SG(Ret.) Thomas Sotsuda

Army Instructor
Clear Lake High School JROTC
Room 117

Thomas Sotsuda is a retired 1SG with 26 years of military service. Sotsuda's MOS (military occupational specialties) include Aviation Maintenance, Military Intelligence (Korean/Japanese Linguist), Recruiting and Retention. He is also a Certified Small Group instructor and Life Coach. with over 14 years of experience in training, mentoring, and coaching college, high school, and intermediate students in life learning skills. 

 

STAFF

Okumura
Battalion Commander - Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Hayato Okumura
ebel
Executive Officer - Cadet Major Malleigh Ebel
janelle
S1 - Cadet Captain Nathan Janelle
Fortson
S2 - Cadet Captain Elizabeth Fortson
king
S-4 - Cadet Captain Courtney King
wright
S-5 - Cadet Captain Madison Wright
Painter-Jones and Pitman
S-6 - Cadet Captain Grace Pitman and Cadet Captain Carley Painter-Jones



TEAM CAPTAINS

COLOR GUARD AND HONOR GUARD CAPTAIN
King
Cadet Captain Courtney King

ORIENTEERING TEAM CAPTAIN

Cadet Pitman
Cadet Captain Grace Pitman


Rifle Team Captain
Cadet Hildebrand
Cadet First Lieutenant Johnathan Hildebrand


Physical Training Team Captain
Cadet Deverikos
Cadet Captain Panos Deverikos


‚ÄčDrill Team Captain
Cadet Nieves
Cadet Second Lieutenant Mateo Nieves