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R-MA Class of 2019 Challenged to Hold Fast to Values

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

Throughout the speeches and ceremonies of the graduation season, Randolph-Macon Academy’s 45 graduating seniors and eight Falcon Scholars were challenged to hold fast to their values. With 191 acceptances to 110 different colleges and universities, the class garnered over $5.1 million in college scholarships. In addition, all eight of the Falcon Scholars earned appointments to the U.S. Air Force Academy. 

Randolph-Macon Academy Teams Advance in TI Codes Contest

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

When Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) freshman Ethan Park was looking for a teacher to sponsor an Engineering Club, he didn’t really have an idea of what the group would be doing. Fortunately for him, Dr. Anthony Maranto stepped up to sponsor the club and had just the right challenge: for the cadets to create projects for this year’s Texas Instruments Codes Contest. The cadets broke into two teams of three, both of which have now made it into the semifinal round of the national competition.

Varsity Girls Win DAC Championship

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

When the R-MA girls’ varsity soccer won against Fredericksburg Academy by a score of 1-0 in their first game of the season, Head Coach Brandy Hudson took it as a good sign. 

“I felt, “There’s definitely opportunity here, because Fredericksburg Academy is in a higher division within the DAC, but I knew it would be a challenge,” she said. 

Ethan Mayo '21 Selected for NSLI-Y

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

Ethan Mayo, a sophomore at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, VA, has been selected to receive a 2019-20 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship. Ethan will study Arabic in Amman, Jordan, for six weeks over the summer. The program includes approximately 120 hours of intensive language instruction as well as an immersive cultural experience. 

Undefeated Middle School Tennis Team Wins VMSC Championships

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

An experienced returning core gave R-MA Middle School Tennis Coach Howard Walters what he needed to build a strong tennis team this year. Still, he had no reason to expect the team to go undefeated and sweep both the season and tournament championship titles in the Valley Middle School Conference.