BHS Senior receives prestigious Joseph C. Gilliam Award Posted in: NewsLifestyle Bastrop High School senior Rena Richard’s academic achievements and performance as a cadet in the Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) have earned her a special recognition. Richard is the Cadet Commanding Officer of the Bastrop High School NJROTC. She was named the NJROTC Area 10 winner of the 2019 Joseph C. Gilliam Academic Achievement Award. NJROTC Area 10 includes all of Texas except El Paso. She is one of only 13 recipients across the United States to receive the honor and the first one ever in Bastrop’s 25-year program history. “I didn’t know I was capable of something like this,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!