Class of 2023

Congratulations to the 134th graduating class from Missouri Military Academy! Thirty-three seniors and two post-grads will take part in the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, 2023. 

The MMA Corps of Cadets annually achieves 100 percent college acceptance. The Class of 2023 has been offered more than $5.2 million in college scholarships and will attend such schools as the University of Notre Dame, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Texas Tech University, Kansas State University, Saint Louis University, University of Central Florida, Westminster College, and more. See list of graduates below. View commencement schedule here.

The 134th Graduating Class of Missouri Military Academy

Below each name, the cadet's chosen post-graduation plan is listed. Names listed in italics denote Delta Phi (academic) honor society members. Cadets listed with one asterisk (*) are National Honor Society members; those with two asterisk (**) are National STEM Honor Society members.

Marco Jose Afane*
University Notre Dame

Guillermo Bañuelos Lozano, Jr.
St. Charles Community College

Batkhuu Batatrina Bataa
Bellevue College

Tsengeg Bayasgalan
Indiana University Bloomington

Pablo Francisco Belmonte Gutiérrez
St. Charles Community College

Gage Michael Blanton*
University of Missouri-Columbia

Gabriel Edward Canonico*
Northwest Missouri State University

Charles Leon Davidson*
University of Missouri-Columbia

Ernesto Jesus De La Maza Vejar
Universidad PanAmericana

Peter Elijah Didicher*
Missouri University of Science & Technology

Wayland Blake Evans
Texas Tech University

Ian Hunter Findley**
Henderson State University

Luis Galindo Van Zeller
Universidad International de la Empresa

Charles William George
Southern Methodist University

Benjamin Huynh
Kansas State University

Roy Kaloki Kioko
Saint Louis University

Emiliano Loredo Valdueza
Missouri University of Science & Technology

Roman Nathaniel Lowder
University of Texas-Arlington

Temuulen Michael Manlai*
Saint Louis University

Prince Enock Manzi Runazi
Norwich University

Anthony Robert Melick*
United States Naval Academy

Brett Alexander Miles
Houston Christian University

Blake Anthony Morais*
University of Central Florida

Lucas Moreira Dos Reis Almeida    
Westminster College

Kellan Nziza Mugisha
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Cyprian Kahuuma Mutinyu**
Norwich University

Albert Ogutu
University of Nevada-Reno

Derek Paredes**
Missouri University of Science & Technology

Bryson James Powell
Western Washington University

Victor Javier Salinas Garcia
South Texas College

Alexandre Tristan Snyder
Pennsylvania State University

Christian Michael Stamp
Florida Southwestern State College

Lucas Robert Sydlewski
United States Military Academy Prep School

Ethan James Tincknell-Hersh
Ozark Technical College Table Rock Campus

Gorka-Aitor Yarte-Zertuche
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Joined by faculty, Missouri Military Academy cadets wear t-shirts to display their chosen college, May 2023.

Joined by faculty sharing their alma maters, Missouri Military Academy seniors wear t-shirts to display their chosen colleges, May 2023.

Missouri Military Academy empowers young men to unlock their potential through a program of academic excellence, character, social development and leadership training within a structured environment.

Motto: Love, Honor, Truth

President: Brigadier General Richard V. Geraci, USA (Ret)
Vice President for Institutional Advancement: Mr. Robert Silbaugh
Commandant: COL R.L. Grabowski, USMC (Ret)
Academic Dean: Mr. Mike Harding, MA, BA (Hons), PGCE
Athletic Director: Mr. Brian Meny
Director for Enrollment Management: LTC Greg Seibert, MMA
Director for Business Operations: Ms. Joan Cotton
Director for Human Resources: Ms. Melissa Miller
Director for Marketing & Communications: Ms. Jennifer O’Donley
Director for Maintenance and Facilities: Mr. Bernard Strunk
Chief Information Officer: Mr. David Wilkins