The Leesville High School Junior ROTC cadets held their annual Formal Military Ball on Dec. 11, at Celebrations of Leesville.

The Leesville High School Junior ROTC cadets held their annual Formal Military Ball on Dec. 11, at Celebrations of Leesville.

The guest speaker was Dr. Diamond Brown, a graduate of Leesville High School and former cadet in the Junior ROTC program.

She told those in attendance to not allow the fear of failure prevent them from pursuing their goals and ambitions.

The cadets also voted for six young ladies and two young men to represent them on the court.

This year’s winners were (from left) Queen Alexis Spurgeon, King Thomas Hart, Princess Dara Woods, Prince Frederick Atkin, junior maid Gabriela Perez, sophomore maid Dominique Shelby and freshman maid Latisha Luafalemana.