The New Orleans Military and Maritime (NOMMA) Parent Organization (NPO) will host its 1st Annual Cadet Crawl 5K Fun Run on Saturday, May 10. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the race will begin at 8 a.m. in front of the New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy, located at 425 O’Bannon St. in Federal City in Algiers.
This event will be hosted on the grounds of Federal City in Algiers and is designed to promote community awareness of the school and to raise funds for the expansion of NOMMA’s athletic department.
Registration on the day of the event is $35. Register before April 20 for only $25. Registration includes race bib and tee-shirt. T-shirt selections will be limited on the day of the event, so early registration is encouraged. Registration and sponsorship forms for the event can be downloaded at www.nomma.net. Registration is by mail or in person at the Main Office of NOMMA.
The Cadet Crawl is being sponsored by: Entergy New Orleans, WJ Enterprises, Inc, Greater New Orleans Council Navy League of the United States, Edward Jones/Maurice Carr, Edward Jones/Frank Roccaforte, Poree’s Embroidery, Dynamic Physical Therapy, The Jefferson Lodge # 191 F & MA, and Raising Canes #31. For more information on sponsorship, please contact Tara Gardner at firstname.lastname@example.org
NOMMA is the nation’s only open enrollment charter high school with a Marine Corps Junior ROTC focus. Though graduates are not required or expected to enroll in the military services, the school utilizes the discipline, problem-solving, communications and self-responsibility culture of the military to build academic success with its students. NOMMA accepts high school students from throughout the 10-parish metro New Orleans area, offers a college-preparatory curriculum, features a Cyber Innovation Center to build tech skills in its students, and requires participation in the Junior ROTC cadet program.