R-MA Events and Press Releases

"Macbeth" at the American Shakespeare Center

By: Meghan Melberg

R-MA Drama Returns to the Big Stage

By Eva Bogdewic '17

Upper School Fall Sports Awards Announced

The Upper School fall sports awards winners were announced at the recognition ceremony on Friday, November 14, 2014. These awardees will receive plaques at the end of the school year, during the annual athletic banquet. 

Congratulations to all of our athletes on playing their best and respresenting R-MA well! Special congratulations to our award winners:

R-MA Runners Win Awards at Half-Marathon

Standing, l-r, are Michael DeMato, Cyrus Lesko, Joshua Ilnicki, and Brandy Hudson. Kneeling, l-r, are Erik Wagner, Jake Branham, Erik Koontz, and Dong Eun "Amy" Go. A.J. Sullivan is center in the red shirt. 

Middle School Fall Sports Awards Winners

The Middle School Fall Sports Awards Ceremony was held November 10, 2014. All athletes received a certificate of appreciation and enjoyed donuts and cinnamon rolls after the event. The soccer team presented the season and tournament championship trophies to Acting President Jonathan Ezell. In addition, the following students were recognized for their outstanding individual accomplishments:

Girls’ Cross Country
Most Valuable Runner: Jessalyn Brooks ’21 

Veterans Day Activities

Veterans Day is a busy time for many Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) units across the country, and the Virginia 091st Air Force JROTC unit at Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) is no exception.  

Over 200 Attend Homecoming 2014

Click "Playlist" to see the various videos from Homecoming 2014. 

Over 200 people returned “to the Hill” for a fun-filled, beautiful fall weekend at Homecoming on October 17 and 18, 2014. 

Danny Scarzello Flies Solo in Airplane

Front Royal, VA— Danny Scarzello of New Market, MD, knows the meaning of patience. 

Sejong Cultural Society Documentary Filming at R-MA

Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) has been selected as one of four schools to assist the Sejong Cultural Society in creating a documentary about teaching sijo, a type of Korean haiku, in English.  These three-lined poems abide by specific guidelines which embrace Korean cultural values.  

Colleges That Change Lives Event Coming to R-MA

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, Colleges That Change Lives Event. Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) will be hosting a Colleges That Change Lives information session on Tuesday, October 21st at 3:00 p.m. in Boggs Chapel.&nbs

R-MA Cadets Support Hand Washing Stations in Liberia

As Ebola concerns rose in late summer, Randolph-Macon Academy’s cadre students in the Air Force JROTC program decided that they wanted to do something to help. Through one of their Air Force JROTC instructors, MSgt Stephen Pederson, the students learned of a sanitary project being spearheaded by Liberia Orphan Education Project (LOEP), which is based in Browntown, VA. Through the program, LOEP places hand washing stations in public places, such as schools, marketplaces, and churches.

Upcoming Alumni Events

The R-MA Alumni Office is always looking for new ways for Alumni to connect, network, and have fun.  If you are interested in hosting or suggesting an event, please contact our office at alumni@rma.edu or by calling (540) 636-5343.


A New Math Course for Those Who Don’t Love Math

Randolph-Macon Academy Introduces a New Math Course for Those Who Don’t Love Math

R-MA President Resigns

Maj Gen Maury Forsyth has resigned as the President of Randolph-Macon Academy, effective today, September 19, 2014. The Board of Trustees, faculty and staff, parents and students thank Gen and Mrs. Forsyth for their contributions to our school and wish them all the best in the future.

The Board of Trustees will begin the search for a new school president immediately. Mr. Jonathan Ezell, R-MA Upper School Academic Dean, will serve as Acting President. Mr. Ezell is a highly experienced educational administrator, a compassionate leader and a veteran of R-MA.

William Randolph Hearst Trophies Return to R-MA

Lew Nalls ’56 visited Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) on September 10, 2014 to return two historical R-MA treasures: first-place trophies from the 1954 and 1956 National ROTC Rifle Matches sponsored by the 2nd Army. Each one, called the William Randolph Hearst Trophy, recognized the R-MA rifle team as the first-place high school team for that year.

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