Monday, October 31, 2016
Air Force ROTC Program
"Major Todd Meyers with the Air Force ROTC Program and Detachment 345 will be visiting BHS on (period 6 that day). He is based out of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell while supporting Merrimack College, Rivier University, Middlesex Community College (CC), Northern Essex CC, and formerly Daniel-Webster College. He has offered to talk with any interested students about the Air Force. The UMass – Lowell Detachment is fortunate to have Mr. Gregory Forti (Burlington HS Graduate) in his Second Year of the Program. Since AFROTC is offered at more than 1,100+ colleges/universities nation-wide, he can explain the program and potentially put the prospective college student in contact with the host Detachment. See below for further details about the AFROTC Program and scholarship opportunities.
Students interested in attending this information session should sign up in advance by putting their name on a sign-up sheet on the Guidance Counter. They will then receive a pass that will need to be signed by their period 6 teacher giving them permission to attend the presentation.
Background about the AFROTC Program: AFROTC prepares young men/women to become an Air Force Officer while earning a college degree. AFROTC offers a wide variety of scholarships (including tuition, most lab fees, annual textbook allowance and a monthly cash stipend up to $500) and our Cadets on scholarship don’t incur military obligation until their sophomore year. We have three scholarship types: