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Posted on: September 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] AFJROTC Cadet Earns Key to the City and National Award

Cadet Laityn Tippy with Councilman Chris Moore holding Key to the City

Last night at the Jonesboro City Council meeting, Councilman Chris Moore made a proclamation and presented the Key to the City to Air Force JROTC cadet Laityn Tippy of Westside High School.  She was recently recognized as the Most Outstanding AFJROTC Cadet in the World, a national award that goes to only one student per year.  As a senior, she excels at academics, is active in school organizations and sports, and was selected to attend AFJROTC Flight Academy, an exclusive summer scholarship program that allows her to earn a private pilot license.  Cadet Tippy serves as Cadet Commander at Westside’s Air Force JROTC this school year and plans to attend the prestigious Air Force Academy to become an Air Force officer and pilot.

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