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2023-24 - MMA NEWS

Safety-Focused: MMA Faculty and Staff Complete Annual Vertical Ropes Training

During the week of June 3, 2024, Military Academy (MMA) conducted its annual recertification for vertical ropes training for faculty and staff. Although the certification is valid for two years, MMA chooses to hold annual recertification sessions to ensure that all staff members remain up-to-date on the latest vertical ropes training techniques.

MMA President Richard V. Geraci presents cadet with an award

When a cadet attends Missouri Military Academy, he not only receives support from our faculty, company leadership advisors, coaches, and other staff but also gains a lifelong connection with thousands of alumni brothers worldwide. Read a letter from George Davison, Class of 1968, to Cadet Cooper Johnston '25, recipient of the 2024 Davison Broadcasting Award. 

How do you react when you have a bad day?

Cadet Gabriel Ontiveros qualified to compete at the Missouri state golf competition in May 2024. Here, MMA Athletic Director Brian Meny expresses his pride in watching Ontiveros display mental toughness and resilience at the competition.

Missouri Military Academy science instructor Eric Evertson

Congratulations to MMA science instructor Eric Evertson, recipient of this year's Dick Abbott, Bob Albright Class of 1949 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching!

Missouri Military Academy Cadet O'Dwyer-Moore receives award from President Geraci

Missouri Military Academy honored cadets for 8th-grade promotions, athletics, JROTC and commandant’s awards, and outstanding scholarship at the Final All-Academy Assembly Friday, May 17, 2024, in Centennial Gymtorium. Faculty and staff also received awards for outstanding, performance and superior support of cadets.

Missouri Military Academy's 8th Grade Cadets. spring 2024

Congratulations to our 8th-grade cadets who were formally promoted to high school during Final Assembly on Friday, 17 May 2024. We are proud of the hard work and discipline that these cadets have cultivated this year.

Missouri Military Academy cadets and judges for the 2023 Wallace Fry contest

Missouri Military Academy (MMA) held the 92nd annual W. Wallace Fry, Jr. Public Speaking Contest on Thursday, May 2, 2024, in Centennial Gymtorium. MMA cadets participate in this annual contest by preparing speeches which utilize rhetorical devices taught during English Language Arts lessons. 

Local Lawyers Educate MMA Cadets on the Rights and Responsibilities of Adulthood

Paul and Mary Seigfreid, lawyers from Mexico, Missouri, lent their expertise to Missouri Military Academy's (MMA) Life Skills classes on April 15 and 16. Mary, who has served on the MMA Board of Trustees since 2016, joined her husband, Paul, in enlightening cadets about the legal complexities awaiting them as they transition into adulthood.

Missouri Military Academy honored outstanding cadets in fine arts on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Chapel on campus.

Missouri Military Academy honored outstanding cadets in fine arts on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Chapel on campus. Fine Arts Department Chair and Art Instructor Cheryl Morris presented awards to cadets for their achievements in the respective categories of visual arts, theater arts, band, private music lessons, choir, and pipers. 

Missouri Military Academy Colonel Rick L. Grabowski

The 135th Missouri Military Academy (MMA) Corps of Cadets will celebrate commencement on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 10 a.m. in Centennial Gymtorium on the MMA campus. Colonel Rickey L. Grabowski, USMC (Ret), will deliver the commencement address. Grabowski currently serves as the Academy’s commandant, overseeing all aspects of cadet life and leader development for the private, college preparatory, all-boys military boarding school.

Missouri Military Academy COL Tom Pickle

Colonel Tom Pickle, USA (Ret), has joined the staff of Missouri Military Academy (MMA) as the deputy commandant for residential life. Pickle comes to the private, college preparatory, all-boys military boarding school after a 32-year career in the United States Army. Throughout his career, he has exhibited exceptional leadership, planning, program management, and talent management, making significant contributions to the military.