Just Ask These Local Students

ROTC's Ability to Change Lives

By Jorge Avellan
By Peter Neumann

November 22, 2013 Updated Nov 23, 2013 at 3:04 AM EDT

HARPER WOODS, Mi. (TV 20 News at Ten) --- Students say it's changing their lives.

In addition to teaching the basic subjects such as math and science, Chandler Park Academy in Harper Woods has an extensive junior ROTC program.

The charter school says the JROTC program keeps students motivated and is gives them confidence. It's one of the few offered in Michigan.

Our Jorge Avellan visited the school today and talked to students who say the program changed their lives.

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