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

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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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

Life Insurance Gifts Make a Difference

In the past several months, Wentworth has received three generous gifts from alumni who had listed Wentworth as a beneficiary of their life insurance policies. These gifts, totaling almost $70,000, came from alumni who probably were never in a position to give a five-figure gift durin
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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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01
JUL
2013

Cadet Kolkow takes top APFT honors at LDAC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Army Cadet Command Public Affairs Tim Oberle Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433 Public Affairs Officer (330) 550-8532 timothy.oberle@gmail.com RELEASE NUMBER: WF2013-07-01-017 Cadets Daigle, Kolkow take top APFT honors JOINT BASE LEWIS McCHORD
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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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26
JUN
2013

Wentworth Hosting Summer International Culture and Language Camp

Brazilian College Students and Staff to Participate in 4-Week Program The Wentworth Military Academy and College, International Department, is hosting a new summer program that started on June 26, 2013. Brazilian college students and professors from UNIFEB, a university located in Bar
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