Homecoming 2016

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Mark Your Calendars

Make plans to join us for Homecoming Weekend, set for October 14-16, 2016. It is a great time to reconnect with classmates, teammates, or teachers.

First stop when you arrive on campus: Drop by the Homecoming registration table in the Sonner-Payne Cross Hall.

Friday, October 14

Tour Local Wineries
Noon to 5 pm
Wine Pro Tours will take you on a daylong tour of two local wineries. 

Open House at R-MA Hangar
1 pm - Front Royal Airport (FRR)
All aviators and aviation fans are invited to gather at the airport to share stories, meet current student pilots and flight instructors, and enjoy some refreshments. 

Gratitude Reception
3:30 pm - Sonner-Payne Cross Hall
A reception to say thank you to invited members of the R-MA community who contributed their time, talent, and treasure. 

Cadet Retreat Formation
3:15 pm - Sonner-Payne Roadway

Welcome Back Dinner
6 pm - North Warren County Fire Hall
A casual evening with Apple House Catering providing a Virginia-style barbecue is a great way to kick off the weekend. 

Saturday, October 15

Class of 1966's 50th Reunion Breakfast
8 am - Holiday Inn & Suites
General David Wesley hosts the Class of 1966 with a breakfast in honor of their 50th reunion. 

Flag Ceremony and Memorial Service
10 am - Inside Melton Gymnasium

Homecoming Parade
10:45 am - Riddick Field

Tour of Sonner-Payne
11am - Sonner-Payne Cross Hall 
Members of the faculty and staff will be on hand to answer any questions and guide you to the upper floors to see the dorm. 

Alumni Association Meeting and Luncheon
11:30 am - Turner Hall
All alumni and guests are welcome to attend the Alumni Association general meeting and seated luncheon. 

Self-Guided Tours of Campus
1 pm - Throughout Campus
Tour campus buildings, meet faculty members, and discuss the strategic plan with General David Wesley. A specific tour map and schedule will be available at registration. 

Homecoming Football Game
2 pm - Riddick Field
Come root for the Yellow Jackets against Massanutten Military Academy! 

Alumni Celebration
6:30 pm - Blue Ridge Shadows Resort, Club Room
Enjoy cocktails, light hors d'oeuvres and desserts in the golf clubhouse a short distance from the Holiday Inn. Proceeds from the live and silent auction will help the Alumni Association's mission. 

Sunday, October 16

Chapel Service
10 am - Boggs Chapel
R-MA Chaplain, Rev. Joshua Orndorff, will lead the community in a contemporary worship service. A coffee hour will follow so you can meet students and say good-bye to classmates. 

But a visit doesn't have to wait until Homecoming! Interested in a tour or touching base with your alma mater?
Email alumni@rma.edu or call (540) 636-5485.

We look forward to welcoming you back on The Hill!

The Randolph-Macon Academy alumni salute as they pass the crowd and the R-MA president during the annual Homecoming Parade.