Military Cadets Win 1st in Nation
A group of military students in Ocala are celebrating after being the top in nation for their orienteering skills.
A celebration was held Tuesday morning at the Francis Marion Military Academy in Ocala to welcome the winning troupe home.
They just returned from Seattle, Washington where the competition was held.
Orienteering describes the students' map-reading and directional skills.
The group, comprised of 11 cadets competed against 20 other top teams in the nation.
They raised about $7,000 in order to attend the competition.
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