Shantell Gonzalez is the commanding officer of Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program.
The 16-year-old cadet knows the challenges of being a female leading a company of males but trains as hard as anyone in the hopes of one day joining the military.
Produced by Nicole Barradas and Chloe Golan, students at Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School in Miami, Florida.
Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Victor Fernandez.
Station support provided by WLRN.