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2021-22 - MMA NEWS

MMA is coming to Dallas, June 2022!

Calling all Dallas-area alumni, current families, former families and alumni, plus prospective families! Missouri Military Academy will be in Dallas on June 23 to share the latest about the Academy. 

MMA Cadets Honored for 2021-22 Fine Arts Achievements

Missouri Military Academy honored outstanding cadets in fine arts (choir, pipers, band, private music lessons, visual arts, and theater arts) on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel on campus.

2022 MWPBA Solo Piping Championship winners

Capping off another successful piping season, Missouri Military Academy cadets took home top honors at the Midwest Pipe Band Association’s 2022 Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Contests. In the MWPBA Junior Championship, Cadet Nathaniel Espinoza earned the highest score, making him the 2022 MWPBA Junior Solo Piping Champion Supreme. 

Missouri Military Academy cadet

On April 30, 2022, Cadet Lucas Sydleweski competed at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) state choir contest. The 11th grade cadet from Houlton, Wisconsin, qualified for the honor on March 19, earning a gold (exemplary) rating at MSHSAA district competition. 

Cadets Vie for 2022 W. Wallace Fry, Jr. Public Speaking Contest Awards

Missouri Military Academy (MMA) held the 90th annual W. Wallace Fry, Jr. Public Speaking Contest on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Centennial Gymtorium on MMA’s campus in Mexico, Missouri. MMA cadets participate in this annual contest by preparing speeches which utilize rhetorical devices taught during English Language Arts lessons.

High school drill team

The Missouri Military Academy (MMA) Fusileer Drill Team traveled to Daytona, Florida for the National High School Drill Team Competition, competing in the U.S. Army Drill National Championship on April 14 and the All Service Drill National Championship on April 15 and 16, 2022. Facing tough competition against approximately 70 schools and roughly 1500 cadets, the MMA Fusileers earned 12 top 10 team finishes, including fourth in the nation in the armed masters division.

Missouri Military Academy high school cadet leader

During the Spring Family Weekend military review on 23 April 2022, Missouri Military Academy recognized outstanding cadets with top leadership awards from Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States and in association with the MacArthur Foundation, JROTC and the Purple Heart Foundation, by special order of the commandant.

2022 Epple Art Show Displays Best of MMA Visual Arts

The 2022 Epple Memorial Art Show was held during Spring Family Weekend with artwork on display in Barnard Hall on April 22 and 23. Held annually, the Epple Memorial Art Show honors Drs. Robert and Kathryn Epple, prominent physicians in Mexico during the 1950s and 1960s, and their family. A 1943 graduate of MMA, Robert Epple served as the MMA physician for 13 years. 

2020-21 - MMA NEWS

Military officer at military boarding school

Following a nationwide search to fill the position, Missouri Military Academy has named Lt. Col. Stephen Campbell, USMC (Ret.) as its new deputy commandant for operations. Campbell began his duties at the private military school for boys on May 25.

2021 Maroon & Gold Fuels Positive Change at the Academy

On Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CST, Missouri Military Academy (MMA) aired a virtual presentation on MMA’s YouTube channel for Maroon & Gold – the Academy’s largest fundraiser of the year. This year, Maroon & Gold generated approximately $85,000 (net) for cadet life programs at MMA – over $25,000 more than the Academy’s original goal of $60,000. 

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Missouri Military Academy's Technology Commitment

The Academy is dedicated to providing the technological infrastructure needed to support cadets’ education and provide a safe environment for residential life. This dedication is reflected in our strategic plan, which includes direction to enhance cadets’ digital learning environment by aggressively leveraging digital tools.