1st Naval Company

Welcome to our Website!

Welcome to the home of the Navy JROTC Unit of STERLING High School!  On this site you will find the latest information on the activities, events, and academic resources of our program.   We are always looking to improve this website, so please use the contact form link to provide us constructive feedback or to ask for additional information you would like to see provided here.

Brief History:

SchoolThe STERLING High School opened on September 8, 1965 as a Junior-Senior High School.  Once Albert L. Thomas Middle School was built, in February 1968, it was redesignated solely as a High School.  The school is located on a tract of land that is 153.24 acres.  


Unit: The NJROTC Unit was established on May 8, 1970.  Since it's establishment over 3637 cadets have crossed our Quarterdeck, well over 300 of them have gone to serve in the armed forces.

Instructors:  Our Senior Naval Science Instructor, Commander Heyward came aboard in Jan 2011 and our Naval Science Instructor, HM1 (SW) Monita, came aboard in Oct 2010.

The Cadet Creed
I am a Navy Junior ROTC Cadet.
I strive to promote patriotism and become an informed and responsible citizen.
I respect those in positions of authority.
I support those who have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world.
I proudly embrace the Navy’s core values of honor, courage and commitment.
I am committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all.