To instill in students the value of citizenship, service to the United State, Personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment
I am a Navy Junior ROTC Cadet.
I will always conduct myself to bring credit to my family, country, school, and the Corps of Cadets,
I am loyal and patriotic,
I am the FUTURE of the United States of America,
I do not lie, cheat, or steal and will always be accountable for my actions and deeds,
I will always practice good citizenship and patriotism,
I will work hard to improve my mind and strengthen my body,
I will SEEK the mantle of leadership and stand prepared to uphold the Consitution and the American way of life,
May God grant me the strength to always live by this creed!
1. Senior Naval Science Instructor: LCDR Marc McDowell
2. Naval Science Instructor: Master Chief John Armstrong
3. Naval Scienve Instructor: Chief Solomon Eagles
1. Cadet Commanding Officer (CO): Jonathan Coon
2. Cadet Executive Officer (XO): Jacob Fischer
3. Cadet Master Chief Petty Officer (MCPO): Robert M. Smith
Biographies of the Instructors
LCDR Marc McDowell
LCDR McDowell is a native of Lincolnton, NC. He graduated with a BA from East Coast Bible College, Charlotte, NC in 1981, and from Erskine Theological Seminary, Due West, SC in 1988 with a Master of Divinity and in 2010 with a Doctor of Ministry. He also holds a diploma from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He served with the U.S. Navy and United States Marine Corps from 1997 to 2017, including the Nval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan; the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit from Camp Lejeune, NC to Afghanistan in 2001; Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq in 2008; and the Detention Camps in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 2011-12. He is in this first year as the Senior Naval Science Instructor for the Conway High School NJROTC.
His decorations include:
Meritorious Service Medal (2)
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4)
Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3)
Combat Action Ribbon
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Navy Unit Commendation
Meritorious Unit Commendation (4)
Fleet Marine Force Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal (2)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (2)
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Navy/Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon (4)
Master Chief Armstrong
Master Chief Armstrong is a graduate of Sam Barlow High School in Gresham, Oregon, a distinguished graduate of the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute in Cocoa Beach, Florida and a distinguished graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, Rhode Island. He also recently earned his Associate of the Arts degree from Horry Georgetown Technical College. He joined the Navy in 1970 and began active duty in 1971. He served for 30 years until he retired in 2001. In 2001 he applied to NJROTC Program and served as Naval Science Instructor at Myrtle Beach High School from August 2001 to June of 2011 when he left to finish his degree. Upon completing his degree, Master Chief returned to the program as a long term substitute at Conway High School before accepting a permanent position.
Personal Awards include:
Meritorious Service Medal
Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 Awards)
Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Good Conduct Medal (7 Awards)
And various unit awards
Master Chief is married to the former Patricia Ann Inderrieden of Milford, Michigan. They have one daughter who currently resides in Texas.
A native of Conway, South Carolina Chief Hospital Corpsman Solomon D. Eagles enlisted in the Navy September of 1982 after completing 3 years of Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) at Conway High School. He served 22 years in the Navy and retired in September 2004. He has completed his nineth year as a Naval Science Instructor at Conway High School.
Chief Hospital Corpsman Eagles awards include:
The Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards)
Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards)
Presidential Unit Commendation (two awards)
Navy Unit Commendation Medal (two awards)
Navy Good Conduct Medal (five awards)
Fleet Marine Force Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal (two awards)
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (three awards)
Kuwaiti Liberation Service Medal (Saudi)
Kuwaiti Liberation Service Medal (Kuwait)
Navy Pistol Expert Ribbon
Fleet Marine Force Specialist Designator.
Chief Hospital Corpsman Eagles is married to the former Juanita Lawrence of Brooklyn, New York. They have two wonderful children: Destany 28, and Solomon Jr. 22.