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2019 - MMA NEWS

statue on military academy campus

During Homecoming 2019 on Saturday, September 14, Missouri Military Academy honored former Academy President Col. Charles R. Stribling ’44 at the Col. Stribling Statue Dedication Ceremony.

Legacy Cadets Recognized at Alumni Awards and Donor Recognition Banquet

Legacy cadets are cadets who are sons, step-sons, brothers, grandsons, step-grandsons, or nephews of an MMA alum who completed at least one full year as an MMA cadet. At the ceremony, these cadets and their alumni family were recognized and awarded a legacy pin, symbolizing the family’s continued history at MMA.

Col. Stribling To Be Honored During Statue Dedication Ceremony

During Homecoming 2019 on Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m., the MMA community will honor former Academy President Col. Charles R. Stribling ’44, who spent more than 75 years in dedicated service to MMA and its mission, at the Col. Stribling Statue Dedication Ceremony.

general with battalion staff for military academy

MMA President Richard V. Geraci, Brigadier General, USA (Ret), recently met with the 2019-20 battalion staff to reinforce the significance of their positions and the opportunity they have to create a positive impact on their MMA brothers through their leadership this academic year.

MMA Alumni Donate Time & Talent to Mentor Cadets

In August, MMA alumni spent hours with cadets mentoring them in various ways – from training them as Fusileers to engaging in leadership and ethical decision-making discussion panels.

Cadet Bruno Pozzani Prepared for Leadership this Summer

In addition to his attendance at the 2019 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Leadership Conference in Texas this summer, international MMA student Cadet Pozzani practiced leadership at the Missouri Boys State (MBS) 80th session by running for governor.  

2018 - MMA NEWS

MMA Rifle Team Victories

Congrats to the MMA Rifle Team for its recent successes, most recently at the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Sectional and the National Qualifier. Among contestants at the former, two of MMA's teams placed in the top five, and four of MMA's firers have qualified to compete at Camp Perry, Ohio, as part of a team at Nationals.

Lunch Buddy holiday party held December 14

Nearly 30 cadets and more than 20 elementary school students from the Mexico Public School system gathered December 14 in the MMA library for a Lunch Buddy holiday party.

MMA Alumnus Seeks to Spark STEM Career Interest for MMA Cadets through Engineering Summer Camp Sponsorship

Thanks to the efforts of Chris Schafer ’89, Missouri Military Academy alum and graduate of the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), rising junior and senior MMA cadets interested in the STEM field will have the opportunity to attend the Introduction to Engineering Summer Camp at Missouri S&T in summer 2019. Schafer has arranged for Missouri S&T to hold nine spots for MMA cadets (three in each of the camp’s weeks: June 9-13, June 23-27, July 7-11). In addition, he and his wife, Jeni, will sponsor two cadets for the camp through a financial donation to the Academy.

Recap of Fall 2018 Raider Competitions

The MMA Raider Team has made the Academy proud with its successes so far this season. With five Raider competitions down, our Raider cadets will show what they’re made of in their last event of the season: the MMA Invitational in April.

2017 - MMA NEWS

Cadets Donate 8,000 Cans of Food to Local Charities

Cadets from Missouri Military Academy were filled with the spirit of giving this holiday season when they donated over 8,000 cans of food to the Mexico Help Center and ACCIS crisis intervention services Wednesday morning.

76th Annual Evensong to be December 21

The traditional festival of lessons and carols will be held at the United Methodist Church in Mexico at 7 p.m. This year's event is dedicated to the memory of Charles Stribling III '44.

Gov. Nixon, Sen. Danforth receive Hardin Medal

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and Senator John Danforth receive the Governor Charles Henry Hardin Medal for Conspicuous Public Service to the State of Missouri and the Nation.

Spring Family Weekend 2017
2017 Commencement Weekend

The 35 members of the Class of 2017 earned an impressive $4.6 million in college scholarships.

2016 - MMA NEWS

Missouri Military Academy Students Travel to Italy

Escorted by Missouri Military Academy staffers Rhonda Blaue, MAJ Edsel Baker and Dr. James Bonanno, seventeen students visited Italy in mid-March. The program, which was coordinated by Worldstrides International Discovery Programs, began March 13 with an overnight flight to Italy.

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