Wentworth Military Academy & College

We are a private co-educational boarding military high school and two-year college. For 9th-12th graders, Wentworth provides an exemplary college-prep education, which builds self-discipline and self-confidence. In our college, small class sizes and personal interaction with faculty allows our traditional and military students to achieve success in academics and in life. Wentworth is one of only five schools in the country to offer a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Army after just two years of college.

Established in 1880, Wentworth provides a high quality education to our young men and women. The military environment allows our cadets to learn and practice the basics of leadership each and every day, developing important skills they carry with them the rest of their lives. All of Wentworth’s students participate in athletics. A clear set of rules means our cadets are free to focus on achievement without the distractions so common in most schools today. Wentworth produces mature young men and women who are self-motivated, well-educated, highly principled, self-confident, respectful of others, and loyal to family, friends, and country.

The Latest News From WMA

Former Cadet mixes music, life experiences

Posted on 26 Jun 2014
By Alex Byrd abyrd@news-journal.com There are many facets to the lead singer of Rugged Heart, but the name of her five-piece band pretty much sums her up. Amanda Goodman-Pruitt, 31, has lived most of her life as a nomad, but now calls Emory home with her husband, Ken Pruitt, and three

Maring caps teaching career with gown

Posted on 11 Jun 2014
Stu Butcher Tribune editor, Chanute, Kansas When Norma Maring makes a commitment, 50 years is the magic number. When the Chanute Municipal Pool closed eight years ago, Maring retired as pool manager after 50 years. This spring, after 57 years, she retired from Wentworth Military Acade

Wentworth Military College Army ROTC Commissions 16 New Officers

Posted on 20 May 2014
May 16, 2014 16 Cadets appointed as Army Officers during the Wentworth Military College’s Army ROTC Spring Commissioning Ceremonies Lexington, MO.  In an evening ceremony on the campus of Wentworth Military College (WMC), 15 Cadets received their commissions as Army Officers on May 16

135th Corps of Cadets Battalion Staff Named in Change of Command Ceremony

Posted on 15 May 2014
Many of the leaders of the Wentworth Military Academy and College Battalion Staff will be graduating in the coming days. Today, in a change of command ceremony held on “The Quad”, the new battalion staff who will lead the 135th Corps of Cadets in 2014 – 2015 were ass

Former Wentworth Cadet Promoted to Major General

Posted on 08 Apr 2014
Wentworth Military Academy and College has received word that one of our former cadets has just received a promotion in the United States Army to the rank of Major General. Major General Barrye L. Price is Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 at U.S. Army Forces Command in Fort Bragg, North Car

Wentworth Promotions

Posted on 25 Aug 2014
During the opening of the school year in-service meeting on August 4, 2014, COL Michael Lierman, President of Wentworth Military Academy and College, recognized and promoted the following faculty and staff from Captain to Major. Dan Grosso has been a part of the teaching and coaching

SROTC Program

Posted on 25 Aug 2014
In January 2013 the Secretary of the Army created the SROTC Evaluation Criteria for the 2013-2014 school year. The criteria were then published by the Army Assistant Secretary for Manpower and Reserve Affairs and a complete program review was requested. Cadet Command held an annual re

Wentworth Host Area Teams for Leadership & Team Building Camps

Posted on 25 Aug 2014
The campus at Wentworth has been very busy during the summer this year as it has hosted a number of camps. These camps have included JROTC Leadership Camps, football, volleyball, soccer camps. Some of these camps were day camps only while, others were extended residential camps. “I ha

Red Dragon 5K Run/Walk

Posted on 25 Aug 2014
Lexington, MO – The 2nd Annual Red Dragon 5K Run/Walk will take place on October 11, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. at Wentworth Military Academy and College in Lexington, Missouri. Runners/Walkers will meet in front of the dragon statue on the Wentworth campus at 7:30am. The entry fee for partici