Each year Williamsburg-Yorktown Council members present Schantz Award Plaques to outstanding midshipmen and cadets in local Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) and Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) units. The Schantz Award is named for the first president of the Williamsburg-Yorktown Council. Recipients of the award are determined by their unit’s Officer-in-Charge, based on various factors including leadership, military aptitude, military bearing, and academic merit.
Award plaques have been presented to midshipmen/cadets at the following schools:
Norfolk State University
Old Dominion University
Gloucester High School Hampton. VA
Heritage High School Newport News, VA
Kecoughtan High School Hampton, VA
Cadet Ensign Cody Hammond received the Navy League Schantz Award for Excellence from Steve Snyder at the Kecoughtan High School Navy Junior ROTC Award Ceremony held on May 18, 2016.
Phoebus High School Hampton, VA
Tabb High School Yorktown, VA
Cadet Petty Officer Logan Lochstampfor received the Navy League Schantz Award for Excellence from Charles Noll at the York High School Navy Junior ROTC Ceremony on May 12, 2016
Warwick High School Newport News, VA
York High School Yorktown, VA