About the Teacher


Major Sylvester Hendrix Sr. is the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor at Carrollton High School for Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps/GA-20061 in Carrollton, GA. He is responsible for the overall operation of the JROTC program at Carrollton H.S. with a cadet enrollment of approximately 110 students.

Major Hendrix was born in Carrollton, Georgia, where he graduated from Carver High School as Salutatorian in 1968. He attended Tuskegee University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1973 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Tuskegee.

He entered the Air Force in August of 1973 and attended Undergraduate Navigator Training at Mather Air Force Base, CA. During his flying career he had several assignments and accumulated more than 5000 flying hours in the C-130 aircraft. He become an Instructor and Stan Eval Navigator and earned a Master Navigator aeronautical rating. His last assignment prior to retirement from the Air Force was as Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at his alma mater, Tuskegee University from 1988 to 1993 where he was the Commandant of Cadets.

Upon his retirement from the Air Force in 1993, Major Hendrix became a licensed Realtor for four years. In December 1997 he was hired as the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor at Mitchell-Baker High School in Camilla, GA, a position he held for nearly nine years.

Throughout his military and professional career, Major Hendrix worked with kids and teenagers in various programs. Many of them through his own kids' involvement with scouting, athletics, YMCA programs, and several church youth activities. He has been a Sunday School Teacher as well as a Director of Vacation Bible School. Major Hendrix earned a masters degree in Management from Webster University in 1981. Major Hendrix is a 45-year Life Member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He and his wife, Arlena are high school sweethearts and proud parents of six adult children, fifteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

SCHEDULE

A-Day Schedule

B-Day Schedule

1st Block:

JROTC Level One

JROTC Level Three

2nd Block:

Planning

Planning

3rd Block:

JROTC Level One

Drill Team Class

4th  Block:

JROTC Level Three

JROTC Level Three