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Category: TCA New London

TCA NL Service to Community

Team 1 Cadets Ketterer, Quevedo, Puryear, Hines and Alexander travelled to Highland Baptist Church to assist with the Toys for Tots program in Stanly County. 2020 has been a year of economic challenges for many families in the United States and the Toys for Tots program. According to Wikipedia, Toys for Tots began as a Los …

TCA NL Class 55 Rites of Passage

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy New London Class 55 candidates participated in the “rites of passage” today. Our current class of candidates have now officially become cadets by completing the acclimation phase. The cadets have participated in team building and confidence boosting exercises at Samarcand Training Center as well as the North Carolina National Guard Training facility …

TCA NL Class 54 Award Winners

During Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 54 graduation ceremonies, two awards were bestowed upon graduating cadets; the Director’s Award chosen by the director was awarded to Cadet Lumpkins. The second award is the Leadership Award and is given to the cadet who shows exemplary leadership throughout the class and the recipient for Class 54 was Cadet …

TCA NL Class 55 Inprocessing

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 55 successfully began yesterday, November 7, 2020. A huge thank you to all of the parents/caregivers who entrusted TCA with their children. The first day is always the toughest and they have sailed through it with flying colors. The male candidates were given haircuts yesterday, all candidates have received their cadet …

TCA New London Talent Show

Cadets from TCA New London Class 54 participated in the class talent show on Tuesday, October 27. Cadets performed such acts as singing, drums, piano, original poetry reading, etc. To view the show in its entirety, please visit the TCA New London YouTube channel and view the video at https://youtu.be/WRJge52KAuk.

Congratulations Cadet Fredric

The staff of TCA New London would like to congratulate Cadet Fredric for earning the distinction of Academic Honor Graduate for TCA New London Class 54. We would like to wish the best of luck to cadet Fredric and all of the TCA New London Class 54 graduates on their future endeavors. Go forth and …

TCA NL 54 Rites of Passage

As we approach the end of week 4, we celebrate the rite of passage for TCA New London Class 54. Class 54 has now earned the privilege to be called cadets after completing the pre-challenge phase of the residential portion of the program. The first few weeks are the hardest of the program with all …

TCA NL Class 54 Visits Samarcand

During the first week of Class 54, TCA New London candidates visited Samarcand Training Center for team building and confidence building exercises. Candidates worked through the obstacle course and at times helped each other to help build team camaraderie. For full photographic coverage, visit our Flickr page.

Cadets Complete Final PT Tests

As part of the ChalleNGe program, cadets participate in physical training every day during the 22 week residential phase. During the program, cadets are evaluated at the beginning and then a final PT test is administered in the closing weeks to show the progress made by each cadet in his or her own physicality. During …

National Read Across America Day

On Monday, March 2, members of the TCA New London Cadet Advisory Board visited Central Elementary School located in Albemarle, NC to help celebrate National Read Across America Day 2020 by reading books to CES 4th grade students. Each cadet chose the book he/she wanted to read to the class based on identifying with the …