MSG (Ret.) John Boone wins competition among 215 schools in Midwest INDIANAPOLIS (May 21, 2014) – Thomas Carr Howe Community High School faculty member Master Sergeant (Ret.) John Boone was named JROTC Instructor of the Year for the 7th Brigade. The 7th JROTC Brigade consists of six states—Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee—and over 200 schools. The competition consisted of eight total brigades in the Midwest command area. “As a former officer in the United States Army, I know how incredibly beneficial military leadership can be,” said Jonathan Hage, CEO of Charter Schools USA, operator of Thomas Carr T.C. Howe Community High School. “We are very fortunate to have MSG Boone on the staff at Howe and congratulate him on this distinguished honor.” “We are very proud that MSG Boone’s superb instruction skills are being recognized,” said Keith Burke, principal at T.C. Howe Community School. “We will use his latest award as a calling card to bring the best cadets in the Indianapolis area to our amazing school.” MSG Boone is one of the most active and energetic members of the T.C. Howe faculty and his contributions include many activities outside the classroom. He is certified as a master fitness instructor, he guided his unit’s mission of supporting the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation of Indianapolis, and he also serves as a reserve police officer for the city of Lawrence. Thomas Carr Howe Community High School is one of three former Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) managed by CSUSA, a highly regarded Florida-based educational management company with a strong reputation for turning around failing schools. The schools are currently under the responsibility of Mayor Greg Ballard’s office. CSUSA, the first education management company in the United States to receive district accreditation through AdvancED, is one of the nation’s leading educational management companies. In 2014-2015 school year, CSUSA will manage 68 schools in seven states serving more than 60,000 students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. CSUSA educational advantages include integrated technology, parental involvement and communication, student uniforms, enforced discipline policies, highly qualified and motivated staff, community focus and high academic performance.
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