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Baptist Hill senior earns Legion of Valor Bronze Cross

Baptist Hill Middle High School is proud to announce Angel Simmons-Bocanegra is a 2020 recipient of the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement. This award is presented to top Army JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps) Cadets around the world during their senior year.

Baptist Hill’s JROTC program continues its tradition of excellence; this is the fifth consecutive year a Bobcat cadet has earned this award from the Legion of Valor of the United States of America, Incorporated. Class of 2020 Valedictorian Nykara Heyward received the honor last school year.

Simmons-Bocanegra is one of three Cadets in South Carolina, and the only student from Charleston County School District and the Lowcountry to earn the honor this school year. Additionally, she is one of just 29 of the approximately 315,000 Army JROTC Cadets worldwide to receive the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross.


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