Cadets Desmeondra Brice and LaRaven Gordon sit with their escorts, Marlon Brown and Jaqualine Brice, at the ULHS NJROTC Navy Ball.
The color guard presents the colors at the start of the Navy Ball.
ULHS NJROTC Senior Instructor Cdr. James Jarvis (at podium) and the head table standing at attention during the playing of the National Anthem. To the left of the table is the single reserved seat and table honoring Prisoners of War and Missing in Action soldiers.
One of the highlights of the Navy Ball is the presentation of the ULHS NJROTC Seniors and their escorts, walking in under a sword arch. This couple is Cadet Lieutenant Commander Megan Collins and her escort, Cadet Ensign Tariq Jackson.
Cadet Lieutenant Zach Barber escorts Jayla Curry.
Cadet Petty Officer 1 Logan Hall escorts Shannon Tyssen.
Cadet Petty Officer 1 Desmeondra Brice is escorted by Marlon Brown.
Cadet Petty Officer 2 Hanna Johnson is escorted by Cdr. James Jarvis.
The Navy Ball this year celebrated the 240th birthday of the U. S. Navy. Rolling the official birthday cake through the sword arch are Cadet/Seaman Apprentice Anthony Thiel and Cadet/Seaman Recruit Nathaniel Thompson.
Per tradition, the commanding officer and his wife always have the first dance. Cdr. James Jarvis dances with his wife, Sabine Jarvis.
The cadets and their escorts joined the commanding officer and his wife on the first dance. The pace of the music picked up after the first dance.