Wallace Fry Speech Competition
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 • 7:00 p.m.
Airing on livestream.com/mma
Why you Should Quit Smoking, Charles Davidson
The Greatest Virtue, Joshua Goss
Love, Michael Naughton
Respect, Bruno Pozzani
Cadets participate in the annual Wallace Fry, Jr. Public Speaking Competition by preparing speeches which utilize rhetorical devices taught during English Language Arts lessons. The cadets competing this evening were selected by the following faculty members:
Mr. David Mahurin
English Instructor, 2019-2020; 30+ years of experience in education;
M.A. in Curriculum and Media Technology, Indiana State University; B.A. in Education, Marian College
Ms. Madison Fitz
English Department Chair and Instructor; ACT Certified Educator;
M.A. in Education, Secondary English Language Arts, University of Montevallo; B.A. Communication Studies, University of Montevallo
Cheryl Morris, Fine Arts Instructor
Rhonda Blaue, Executive Assistant to the President
Liam Collins, Social Studies Instructor
Jimmy Peyton, Activities and Recreational Specialist
Winston Churchill Memorial Award: Presented to the cadet who speaks most persuasively on behalf of a just cause.
W. Wallace Fry Cup for Excellence in Speaking: Presented to the cadet whose speech is judged to be the best on the basis of delivery, content and depth of thought.
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)
Commandant: COL R.L. Grabowski, USMC (Ret)
Academic Dean: Mr. Mike Harding, MA, BA (Hons), PGCE
Athletic Director: Dr. Ryan Nowlin
Director of Enrollment Management: LTC Greg Seibert (MMA)