The Dover Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America recently awarded $8,500 in college scholarship money to five graduating JROTC cadets in Kent County who also successfully completed their school's JROTC Program.

The winners are Marine JROTC Cadet Destiny Marshall; from the First State Military Academy, $1,500; Air Force JROTC Cadet Paige Raymond from Caesar Rodney High School, $2,500 Col. George Findlay Scholarship; and Air Force JROTC Cadets Jose Colon-Silva, Soohan Kim and Michael Desmond-Klim all from Dover High School, $1,500 each.

Award criteria was based on academic performance, JROTC accomplishments, community service and financial need.