Cody Fowler from Missouri Military Academy’s Class of 1908 was a prominent attorney, mayor and civil rights activist during the height of the civil rights movement and desegregation in the southern United States.
I was a budding juvenile delinquent growing up without discipline or guidance. MMA saved me, and this short story is what happened.
Howard Hughes and his business partner, William Sharp, founded Sharp-Hughes Tool Company and invented the Sharp-Hughes Rotary Dual-Cone Rotary Drill Bit, which revolutionized oil well drilling during the Texas Oil Boom.
Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, Missouri Military Academy Class of 1969, is an internationally known author and public speaker on the subjects of male-female relations, marriage, parenting and communication. He has spoken to audiences across the world – from the New York Giants to troops in Iraq – in hopes of improving communication and healing relationships.
The MMA Class of 1994 Valedictorian Michael Aubuchon is a leading game designer who has contributed to the creation of some of the most well-known games in the industry, including “Doom,” “Rage,” and the “America’s Army” saga.
Dr. Stanley Zydlo ’52 – most well known as the “Father of Paramedics” – was the driving force behind creating the first multi-community system of paramedics and emergency medical technicians in the country. His initiative would spearhead the transformation of standards that we have today in which ambulance technicians and firefighters have emergency medical training, able to provide on-site and en route care as needed.
A strategic leader and entrepreneur, Gilberto Crombé ’89 has founded 11 companies in eight different countries. Today, he is the global chairman on the Entrepreneur Organization (EO) Global Board of Directors, which serves more than 13,000 business owners worldwide.
An accomplished engineer and strategic leader in the oilfield industry, MMA graduate Chris Schafer '89 has built a successful career on a foundation of values instilled by MMA.
From co-founding two brand magazines to working at the New York Times and Billboard Magazine, MMA alumnus Tony Gervino ’84 has built a career pursuing work he loves. He also says he’s been privileged to positively impact young people and the entertainment industry through his editorial power, knowledge and leadership.
Alejandro J. “Ali” Torres Bueno ‘67 stands among Missouri Military Academy’s trailblazing alumni. The only foreign national to receive all seven FAA Certified Flight Instructor designations, Torres has forged a successful life as an entrepreneur, team builder and leader.
Dale Dye is a decorated Vietnam War Veteran and successful actor, technical adviser, radio personality, writer and founder of Warriors Inc. He has dedicated his life to influencing the media to realistically portray the brave men and women who serve the country, giving their experiences a more honest voice.
MMA works to provide motivation and a positive education, to give young men the skills they need to take command of their lives and become great leaders. MMA is proud to count Mario Nardoni ’79, deputy chief technology officer and associate director of the U.S. Department of Treasury, among its esteemed alumni.