HISD Charter School Opens District’s First U.S. Marines JROTC Program

What: HISD’s Energized for STEM Academy, Inc. is announcing the creation of the first
U.S. Marine Corps JROTC program in district history. The U.S. Marine Corps has committed $1 million to help fund the program’s first five years.

Who: HISD Board of Education Trustee Paula Harris, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, State Rep. Alma Allen, Houston City Council Members Wanda Adams and Larry Green, U.S. Marine Corps JROTC Program Director Dr. Bill McHenry, Marine Corps Staff Member Lt. Jerome Stovall, E-STEM Academy students in Marine Corps cadet uniforms, and E-STEM parents and community members

When: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 at 4 p.m.

Where: Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W. 18th Street