Extending their 53-year partnership, the Miss Missouri scholarship organization has signed a three-year contract to utilize facilities at Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Missouri, to host their annual competition. MMA helps sponsor the Miss Missouri pageant each year via a special facilities rental rate that enables the Miss Missouri scholarship organization to conduct an orientation on campus in April and conduct the scholarship pageant on campus for a week in June.
A summer project for Jarrod Magee ’97 and his wife, Jennifer, gave a boost to Missouri Military Academy. Over a long weekend, Jarrod and Jennifer painted the exterior of one of the MMA houses. The Academy maintains a small number of houses near campus for faculty and staff.
It’s that time of year again! Missouri Military Academy’s annual Homecoming/Alumni Weekend is fast approaching. Make plans to attend and support the Academy by purchasing a raffle ticket for your chance to win special MMA prizes.
On August 31, Missouri Military Academy Corps of Cadets commemorated the birthday of one of our most accomplished alumni, Gen. Clifton B. Cates, Class of 1910. This highly respected and decorated alumnus served as the 19th Marine Corps Commandant from 1948-1951.
The Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce will honor Missouri Military Academy with the 2023 Commerce and Industry Award at the 38th annual Commerce and Industry Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023. The Mexico Chamber annually presents this award to recognize local organizations for their outstanding civic responsibility and generous contributions to advance the growth and welfare of Mexico, Missouri.
The Missouri Military Academy (MMA) Alumni Association has announced their newest initiative – the 50th Anniversary Gold Standard Challenge. These funds will serve a dual purpose: supporting the 1889 Scholarship Fund and furthering the Alumni Association's commitment to enriching cadet life programs while fostering a sense of camaraderie among alumni and cadets.
Missouri Military Academy will celebrate Homecoming (alumni weekend) on Sept. 29 - Oct.1, 2023. Parents, friends and other MMA community members are invited to attend and help celebrate the MMA Brotherhood.
Through a summer internship at the A Bar C Ranch in Hyannis, Nebraska, Cadet William Remshardt ’24 has received hands-on ranching experience. The ranch is owned by fifth-generation rancher, MMA graduate and board of trustee member Chris Gentry ’88.
From a national championship to more than $5.2 million in college scholarships offered to the Class of 2023, the 2022-23 academic year included significant achievements for the 134th Missouri Military Academy Corps of Cadets.
Missouri Military Academy conducted commandant staff training on campus June 5-9, 2023. Conducted each year to educate commandant staff on the best practices for supporting cadets and to provide key safety education and certification, the training emphasized safety, security, leadership, the Academy's mission and history, and the staff's role in implementing MMA's military educational model based on structure, self-discipline, and accountability.
Missouri Military Academy has named Elizabeth “Ranae” Clement as assistant dean for instruction and learning. Clement, an English instructor who joined the faculty of the private all-male school last fall, assumed her new duties at the end of May. She replaces Dale Land as the Academy’s assistant academic dean.
Anthony Melick from Overland Park, Kansas, was the Class of 2023 valedictorian. Please enjoy the inspiring words of his valedictorian speech or watch the video of his address.
Missouri Military Academy’s Class of 2023 — the Academy’s 134th graduating class — celebrated commencement on Saturday, May 20, 2023. The class, which includes 33 seniors and 2 postgraduate cadets, has been offered more than $5.2 million in college scholarships and every graduating cadet has achieved college acceptance.
The Missouri Military Academy (MMA) Fusileer Drill Team closed out their 2022-23 competitive season with a trip to Daytona Beach for the National High School Drill Team Competition. They celebrated their season (including their national championship) with an end-of-the-year cook-out at Lake Mismilaca.