Future Naval Officers
Four Westview Navy JROTC cadets have been awarded Navy ROTC scholarships starting next Fall. Pictured left to right are Cadets Brittany Werdeman, John Gamboa, Miguel Ortiz and Evan Loefstedt. Though college assignments are not final, Werdeman plans on attending Colorado, Gamboa the University of San Diego, Ortiz Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL and Loefstedt Auburn University. Cadets Werdeman and Loefstedt are also seeking appointments to the United States Naval Academy. NROTC scholarships are worth up to $180,000 and Westview’s NJROTC program is open to all high school students in the Poway Unified School District. 15 Cadets have earned ROTC scholarships the past five years and three Cadets have earned Service Academy appointments.