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Homecoming Weekend
September 30 — October 2, 2022

Feature events will include an alumni BBQ, battalion/alumni review & drilldown, Fusileers exhibition, alumni vs. cadets softball game, Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Dinner & Dance, and more! View schedule and register for events here.

2022-23 - MMA NEWS

MMA Coaching Staff Members Attend InSideOut Initiative Training

MMA athletic director Brian Meny, activities specialist and head varsity soccer coach Elliot Goodwin and head track coach and physical education teacher Traevonne Smith recently completed InSideOut Initiative training at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The training is designed to help focus and promote the purpose of athletics in high school communities. 

Assistant Academic Dean Missouri Military Academy

Missouri Military Academy has named Dr. Dale Land as the new assistant academic dean. A 20-year military veteran, Dr. Land brings extensive experience in administrative leadership and education to support scholarship and academic excellence within the Academy’s military education model. 

Missouri Military Academy Presents the Colors at Kansas City Royals Game

The Missouri Military Academy Color Guard presented the colors at the Kansas City Royals game against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, August 7! Congratulations to Cadets Gorka-Aitor Yarte-Zertruche (Libson, Portugal), Gabriel Iglesias (San Salvador, El Salvador), Bradley Thumbi (Nairobi, Kenya) and Kellan Mugisha (Kigali, Rwanda) for proudly representing the Academy through this honor.

Lori Vandercrake Joins MMA as Executive Administrative Assistant to the President

Missouri Military Academy (MMA) has named Lori Vandercrake as executive administrative assistant to MMA President Brigadier General Richard V. Geraci, USA (Ret). Vandercrake brings 17 years of professional experience with expertise in business development, project management, finance, event coordination and more. 

2021-22 - MMA NEWS

Introducing the MMA 2022-23 Parents Committee Leaders

The Missouri Military Academy Parents Committee works to strengthen the bond between cadets, faculty, and staff all while enhancing the 360˙ Education each cadet experiences at MMA. Thank you to our MMA families for their support of our cadets and the Academy!

Missouri Military Academy Summer Academy class

Missouri Military Academy-sponsored summer programs kicked off Monday, June 20 with the arrival of boys in grades 7-12 for MMA Summer Academy, an academic-focused summer program. Local businesses and residents should expect extra visitors in town throughout the summer as families drop off and pick up their boys for MMA summer activities.

2021-22 in Review: Top 10 MMA Highlights

Academic year 2021-22 included significant achievements for the 133rd Missouri Military Academy Corps of Cadets. Learn about the year’s most notable highlights. After reviewing a list of recent successes, learn about MMA’s vision for the future through the strategic plan.

Preparing for Competitive Fall High School Sports: Summer Workout Guide

At MMA, we believe challenging physical activity — such as regular exercise, competitive athletics and obstacle course challenges — helps middle school and high school boys develop into better versions of themselves. Download a summer workout guide to improve physical fitness over the summer and prepare for competitive sports.

MMA Tennis Team Places Fourth at State

In May 2022, for the first time in 30 years, MMA athletes made a trip to the Final Four! Colonels Tennis finished fourth in Class 1 state competition. This was MMA’s first overall athletics Final Four appearance since 1992. A program that continues to grow stronger for our cadet-athletes, Colonels Tennis went 11-3 this season and 24-4 during the last two seasons.

MMA Class of 2022 Gives Senior Gift to the Academy

Thank you to the Class of 2022 for their senior gift to the Academy — a picnic table to be housed in the newly renovated Carter Memorial outdoor classroom. This 24'x26' outdoor classroom is sized to accommodate four tables and adds a new learning space for for our teachers to use and cadets to enjoy, along with supporting our summer camps and special events.

Missouri Military Academy cadets reading

There is a direct correlation between reading for pleasure and an increase in vocabulary. Reading will stimulate the mind, the imagination and keep both active throughout the summer. Consider these book suggestions from MMA for middle school and high school boys this summer!

Missouri Military Academy cadet with laptop in classroom

Throughout high school senior year, cadets may hear this question several times, "What college are you going to attend?" To help you pick the right college or university for you and prepare for successful transition from high school to college, consider these seven tips.

Missouri Military Academy athletic award

Missouri Military Academy recognized outstanding middle school and high school cadets in athletics — including awards for baseball, broadcasting, golf, Fusileers Drill Team, rifles, tennis, track, All-American power lifting, M-Club and Eagle Club — on May 18, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in MMA’s Memorial Chapel.

133rd Missouri Military Academy Graduating Class Celebrates Commencement

The Missouri Military Academy Class of 2022 celebrated commencement on Saturday, May 21 in Centennial Gymtorium on MMA's campus. Thirty-nine seniors and two post-grads took part in the commencement ceremonies, all having achieved college acceptance. The Class of 2022 has been offered more than $4.1 million in college scholarships.