BOTW AWARDS & HONORS:

 

 

 

     

2019      Nat'l Youth Cyber Defense Competition/Cyber Patriot XI 2018-19

             National Finals qualifiers in the All Service Division, First Place Award in the All Service Division 

               

                 NSCC Pacific Central Region 12 Seamanship Challenge— 2rd Place Overall

2018      NSCC CERTIFICATE OF MERIT. Commendation for the management and execution of its training program for                  year 2017

 

               NSCC CHAIRMAN'S AWARD  2nd place for Recruiting and retention

                 

                 NSCC Pacific Central Region 12 Seamanship Challenge— 3rd Place Overall

                 

                 Nat'l Youth Cyber Defense Competition/Cyber Patriot X 2017-18; Third Place Award in the All Service                            Division Platinum Tier State Round

2017       NSCC CERTIFICATE OF HONOR. Commendation for the management and execution of its training program                    for year 2016

                 Nat'l Youth Cyber Defense Competition/Cyber Patriot IX 2016-17; National Finals qualifiers in the All                              Service Division, First Place Award in the All Service Division

 

2016      NSCC CERTIFICATE OF HONOR. Commendation for the management and execution of its training program                     for year 2015

                Youth Cyber Defense Competition/ Cyber Patriot VII 2015-16; First Place Award in the All Service Division                     Gold Tier State Round

                 

2015      Nicholas Brango Award For Inspirational Leadership, NSCC OFFICER OF THE YEAR awarded to                                LTJG Jo-Anne Dao, NSCC BOTW

 

                NSCC CERTIFICATE OF HONOR Highest honor achieved based upon annual inspection

 

                NSCC CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR MOST IMPROVED UNIT

2014     USNSCC CHAIRMAN’S AWARD FOR RECRUITING AND RETENTION: 1st place  

 

               Youth Band in Redwood City's 4th of July parade—1st place

 

               USNSCC Certificate of Merit, Training Program

2013     USNSCC Certificate of Merit, Training Program

             

The BOTW is an active unit and recognized for its excellence

BOTW CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS

Chief Petty Officer is the highest rank a sea cadet may earn and requires years of coursework, exams, trainings (including Petty Officer Leadership Academy) and a proven record of successful leadership.  

Only 2% of sea cadets reach this rank.

Bravo Zulu, chiefs!

In 2015, LTJG Jo-Anne Dao was selected among 1100+ candidates nationwide and awarded the Nicholas Brango Award For Inspirational Leadership, NSCC Officer of the Year.

After stepping up to serve as Acting CO she implemented a long term strategic action plan for cadet musician recruitment to grow the unit. Unit was awarded ‘1st place , USNSCC CHAIRMAN’S AWARD FOR RECRUITING AND RETENTION’ (2014) as well as ‘NSCC CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR MOST IMPROVED UNIT’(2015)and ‘USNSCC Certificate of Merit, Training Program’ (2015)

In July 2015 she served as COTC for Advanced Music Training in Was D.C., the first to include selected musicians from other units nationwide. The cadets trained with both the US Navy Band and the US Naval Academy Band. The training included high profile performances at the U.S. Navy Memorial and Nat’l WWII Memorial and an audience with the CNO, Admiral Greenbert who awarded the cadets his challenge coin. She also provided an action plan to include public relation opportunities benefitting not only the BOTW but the entire NSCC program. 

BOTW CADETS WHO HAVE GONE ON 

TO SERVE OUR COUNTRY:

Matthew Lanthier, US Army, Recipient of Army ROTC Scholarship 

Joshua Ritchie, US Navy  

Steven Arce, US Marine Corps 

James Dao, US Navy, Recipient of Naval ROTC Scholarship, Nursing 

Dylan Drummer, US Air Force, appointment to US Air Force Academy

Samantha Martinez, US Army 

Shannon Koel, US Navy

Jason Brady, US Marine Corps

Lilli Hirth, appointment to US Naval Academy

Charlotte Haber, US Navy, Recipient of Naval ROTC Scholarship

USNSCC BAND OF THE WEST

commissioned 2013