The Lincoln-Way Central JROTC Academic Team composed of Maxwell Davis, Rose Reitz, Tyler Simons, and Trey Simons competed in a National Championship event in Washington, DC. The 2022 JROTC Academic Bowl Championship was held on the campus of The Catholic University of America, June 24-28, 2022.  

The Lincoln-Way Central JROTC Academic team placed 8th out of the 582 Air Force JROTC academic teams that competed from around the world.    

 During the 8 fast-paced preliminary rounds and the playoff competitions, cadets were tested on their knowledge of core curriculum such as math, science, and language arts as well as current events, citizenship, leadership skills, and financial literacy.  

The JROTC Academic Bowl is a nationally recognized competition created exclusively for JROTC students. By participating, cadets learn the values of citizenship, academic competition, and college opportunity. The competition creates tremendous opportunities for JROTC cadets by allowing them to demonstrate leadership and academic abilities.