24
APR
2014

New Members Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa and National Honor Society

The annual induction ceremony for the high school and college honor societies was recently held in the Wentworth Chapel at the Wentworth Military Academy and College in Lexington. Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society for two-year colleges. The Wentworth chapter is sponsored b
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26
MAR
2014

Wentworth Band Wins First Place at KC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Wentworth Band Won First Place in the Band Division at the Parade   The Wentworth Military Academy and College band was awarded a first place award in the band division recently for their participation in the Kanas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The 2014 parade, themed “The March
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24
MAR
2014

Wentworth Cadets Receive Appointment to Air Force Academy

Freshman Cadets White and Wilde Selected to USAFA Wentworth Military Academy recently announced that two college freshmen have been selected to attend the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado. Cadets Courtland White, of Grand Prairie, Texas and Joe Wilde, of Maplewood,
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29
JAN
2014

Cadets Carpenter and Kolkow Named General Douglas MacArthur Award Recipients

Cadets Quincy Carpenter, of Denver, Colorado, and Samuel Kolkow, of Flagstaff, Arizona, were recently named the 2013 – 2014 Wentworth Military Academy recipients of the MacArthur Award.  The annual award is presented by the General Douglas MacArthur Foundation. The objective of the Ma
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14
NOV
2013

The Wentworth Alumni Connection

Colonel Mike Ceroli (’81) and Patrick Melvin (’84) both attended Wentworth Military Academy and College.  Both now have children who are classmates at Annapolis. Colonel Mike Ceroli attended high school at Wentworth from 1979 to 1981. He lettered in wrestling. Ceroli was a
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14
NOV
2013

Groendyke Inducted into Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Wentworth Alumnus, John Groendyke, was recently inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. “Being inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is the highest honor an Oklahoman can receive from that state,” according to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame website. “Since the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s in
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29
OCT
2013

Former Congressman and Wentworth Alumnus Ike Skelton Passes Away at 81

Wentworth President’s Statement Former Democratic Representative and Wentworth Alumnus, Congressman Ike Skelton passed away yesterday at the age of 81. “The Wentworth family has lost a dear friend and a great alumnus,” said Colonel Mike Lierman, President of Wentworth Military Academy
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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

Sounding of the Cannon for the 134th Corp of Cadets

On Monday, August 19, the new school year started at Wentworth with the Sounding of the Cannon. 230 cadets marched into the Chapel where they were joined by a crowd of faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. Local banker Terry Thompson provided them with a healthy dollop of adv
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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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