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Fern Creek students earn 14th National Championship

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The students returned home Wednesday. The students returned home Wednesday.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Frank Herbert Master Gunnery Sergeant Frank Herbert
Members of the Fern Creek High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC drill team. Members of the Fern Creek High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC drill team.
More members of the Fern Creek High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC drill team. More members of the Fern Creek High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC drill team.
The 2013 competition marked the 14th consecutive National Drill Team Championship for Fern Creek High School ROTC. The 2013 competition marked the 14th consecutive National Drill Team Championship for Fern Creek High School ROTC.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A group of students from returned home from Florida Wednesday as National Champions.

The Fern Creek High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC drill team performed in 12 events against more than 100 teams from across the United States.

The team finished in the top five in every event.

For Master Gunnery Sergeant Frank Herbert the group of young people is an inspiration, "I stayed 22 years in the Marine Corps, I've been around the world seven or eight times, I've seen some great folks. To watch these young men and women, they just, they pull the best out of me."

The 2013 competition marked the 14th consecutive National Drill Team Championship for Fern Creek High School ROTC.

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