15
OCT
2013

Wentworth Cadets Volunteer Help Vets Reunion During Government Shutdown

     http://youtu.be/boflruAkXao The Veterans Group VMB 243 Association recently found themselves in a difficult situation. The government was shutdown and that made it very difficult for the reunion that they had scheduled. The Marine Corps Reserve Color Guard that was scheduled, was
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02
OCT
2013

Ike Skelton To Unveil New Memoir Oct. 10 At River Reader Books in Lexington, MO

“My name is Ike Skelton, and I am proud to be an American, a Missourian, a Democrat, and a resolute optimist. I’ve believed all my life that challenges are best met not with rancor or rhetoric but with grit and good cheer. . . . As a boy in Lexington, Missouri, I had dreamed of servin
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04
SEP
2013

Wentworth Board of Trustees Member Attends Regional Child Migration Forum in Guatemala

Regis G. McDonald, LCSW, Senior Vice President for Programs & Policy at The Children’s Village and Vice Chair of the Wentworth Board of Trustee, recently was invited by the First Lady of Guatemala to attend the First Regional Child Migration Forum in Guatemala. The First Lad
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04
SEP
2013

Homecoming 2013 – Bigger and Better, and a Birthday Party for Norma Maring!

How long has it been since you’ve been back to the Wentworth homecoming? This year promises to be extraordinary, so mark your calendar and make your plans to come back for homecoming,October 3 – 6, 2013. We will be celebrating Norma Maring’s 80th birthday, and welcoming ba
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04
SEP
2013

Mike Lierman, ’71, Steps Up to Serve as Interim President

When Bill Sellers resigned as President of Wentworth, the choice for Interim President was obvious.  Robert Heath, the Chaiman of the Board of Trustees, observed, “We are indeed fortunate to have someone like Col. Lierman, who has served as the chief operations officer for 9 different
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01
AUG
2013

The late Roger E. Slusher’s Book Released

The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s pictorial history Images of America series is “Lexington.” The book, written by the late Roger E. Slusher, features more than 200 vintage images culled primarily from the Lexington Historical Association. Slusher, a long-time Lexington resid
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31
JUL
2013

Groendyke Donates $850K to Wentworth in 2012-13 Fiscal Year

ACADEMY & COLLEGE IN 2012-13 FISCAL YEAR Alumnus Gives to Help Wentworth Grow Wentworth Military Academy and College announced today that John Groendyke, Groendyke Transport Co. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of Enid, Oklahoma, gave donations totaling over $850,000 during the 2012
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26
JUN
2013

LTC FitzGerald Named Commandant at Wentworth

Wentworth Military Academy and College is pleased to announce that Lieutenant Colonel Darren FitzGerald has been named the new Commandant of the 134-year old institution located in Lexington. Born and raised in Bridgewater, Mass., FitzGerald graduated from the United States Military A
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11
JUN
2013

Wentworth Introduces New Community College Scholarship Program

For students who qualify for the Missouri A+ program, Wentworth is now pleased to announce its own version of the scholarship program called “Wentworth-Plus” for traditional community college students. Students who qualify for the scholarship can now attend any one of Wentworth’s four
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06
JUN
2013

Lierman Named as Interim President at Wentworth

Wentworth Military Academy and College’s Board of Trustees has named Col. Michael W. Lierman Interim President. On May 4, 2013, Col. William Sellers resigned his position as the 14th President of Wentworth Military Academy and College, effective May 21, 2013. The Board of Trustees has
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