ABILENE – Six Abilene High Junior ROTC cadets have advanced to Level II of the Joint Leadership Academic Bowl (JLAB).
Cadets Diego Hernandez, Walker Hilbrich, Peter Nguyen, Christopher Pickering, Carlo Villamor, and Alexis Wood finished in the top 50 percent at the Level I competition to advance to the next round of the competition. Level II competition begins Feb. 15 and will conclude March 5 with results to follow shortly after the end of the event.
JLAB is a three-level academic contest with the third level taking place in Washington, D.C., in June. Each level consists of questions from three different areas:
• Level I: 25 percent JROTC questions, 65 percent SAT/ACT-type questions, and 10 percent current events questions.
• Level II includes 15 percent JROTC questions, 75 percent SAT/ACT-type questions, and 10 percent current events questions.