30
SEP
2014

Why A Boarding School?

Why A Boarding School? Online research recently uncovered an article entitled “Study Reveals Boarding School Is Springboard for Success.” It is found at http://diverseeducation.com/article/3913/ if you want to see the full article. Since Wentworth Military Academy & College is a b
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26
JUN
2014

Former Cadet mixes music, life experiences

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
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11
JUN
2014

Maring caps teaching career with gown

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
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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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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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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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