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Category: TCA New London

TCA – NL Drill and Ceremony

On Saturday, May 13, 2023 TCA New London held the class drill and ceremony exercises. With each new class, cadets prepare for the D&C ceremony by learning how to march as a group and following the commands of the team cadet leader. Cadets are judged on regulation movements as well as a “fancy” routine the …

TCA NL Class 59 Activity Day

As we wind down these last few days with Class 59, the campus is preparing the final activities that include a military ball, talent show, awards ceremony and graduation exercises on Friday morning. One of the duties of the Cadet Advisory Board is to choose what activity their fellow cadets will do for their final …

TCA NL Class 59 Page Program

This week, select cadets participated in the North Carolina House Page program, “Youth Learning Through Serving.” The North Carolina legislative website states, “this program offers young men and women the opportunity to learn about, and participate in, the legislative process of our state.” The chosen cadets spend four days observing firsthand how our laws are …

TCA New London Class 59 5K Run/Walk-A-Thon

Please make plans to participate in our first annual Tarheel Challenge Academy 5k Run/Walk-A-Thon. We would like to encourage your participation in collecting donations for the Class 59 5K Run/Walk-a-Thon to be held in Albemarle on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 8am. The 5k Run/Walk-a-Thon is a vital part of the program and the donations …

TCA NL Class 59 Travels to Samarcand

At the beginning of each class, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy candidates travel to DPS’ Samarcand Training Center for team and confidence building exercises. Candidates go through an obstacle course designed to help individuals conquer insecurities and fears such as heights. To view the photographs from Class 59’s visit to the training center, visit the photo album …

TCA NL Class 58 Graduation

On September 17, TCA New London held their graduation exercises at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center. 2AM Photography covered the event and created a highlights video of the ceremony. If you would like to view this video, please visit our YouTube channel.

Education to begin for TCA NL Class 59

Congratulations to the candidates of Class 59 for completing the first two weeks of the program. Monday will begin the education portion and the candidates are excited and ready for this new adventure. Please encourage your candidate to do their very best in class and to keep pushing to the finish line. We will hold …

TCA New London Class 59 Inprocessing

We would like to thank our Class 59 parents/caregivers who entrusted us with their child on Saturday, October 15. Candidates have been fitted for boots, met with staff this morning for introduction to the different departments that make up TCA-New London as well as beginning the process of learning drill and ceremony movements to prepare …

TCA NL Class 58 Graduation

On Friday, September 23, 2022 Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London will conduct the graduation exercises for Class 58 cadets at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Albemarle beginning promptly at 10am. We will be live-streaming this event on the Academy’s Facebook page for those who cannot attend in person. You will be able to find …

TCA – NL Class 58 Governor’s Page Cadets

During the week of September 12 – September15, select cadets from Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London participated in the North Carolina Governor’s page program. Cadets Mary Ann Dowd, Emily Eatman, Aurora Roope, Mackenzie White, Angel Contreras, Tyler Santana, Thomas Wiggs, Benjamin Rose II and John Warrick were chose to represent TCA New London. During …