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Central’s JROTC Instructor Receives Excellence in Mentoring Award

Congratulations to Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Joe Moralez who was honored in Des Moines on April 13th with the Excellence in Mentoring Award. Moralez is not only the Senior Army Instructor for JROTC at Central High, but he has also been an active volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley for the past four years. Various mentoring agencies across Iowa nominate individuals who exemplify Advocacy and Leadership, Innovation, Impact, and Commitment. In the classroom and as a Big Brother, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Moralez teaches the importance of working toward goals, practicing personal integrity, enjoying life, and having fun.