Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times
The Upson Lee High School NJROTC celebrates the 240th birthday of the United States Navy with its annual Navy Ball on October 10. The ball featured dinner, including the ceremonial cutting of the Navy birthday cake, dancing, and the honoring of the unit’s senior cadets. In the photo are the 16 seniors and their Naval Instructors. Front row, left to right are MSGT. Mark Colvin USMC (Ret), IT1 (SW/AW) Chuck Meyerriecks USN (Ret), Tricia Dennis, Miranda Baxley, Megan Collins, Hanna Johnson, Desmeondra Brice, Jasmine Lanier, Marie Simkins, Stephanie Shores, LaRaven Gordon, Zoie Fowler, and CDR James R. Jarvis USN (Ret). Back row, left to right are Chadwick Moore, Zach Barber, Jacob Collins, Austin Newman, Erick Foster, and Logan Hall. For more photos of the Navy Ball, see Page 6A.