R-MA News & Blog

Connor Gamma '20 Solos

Thursday, May 17, 2018

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

On April 18, 2018, three days after turning 16, Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) sophomore Connor Gamma climbed into the cockpit of R-MA’s Cessna 172 knowing it would be the day for his first solo flight. He had been flying for years already, accumulating over 50 hours of flight, and he was more than ready to bid farewell to his flight instructor, Randolph-Macon Academy’s Ryan Koch, and go it alone. 

R-MA Drill Team Wins State Championship Title

Friday, May 4, 2018

With a commanding total of 102 points, Randolph-Macon Academy's Air Force Junior ROTC VA-091st became the 2018 Virginia State Drill Team Champions! The 13th Virginia Air Force Junior ROTC Drill Championship Meet was held in Atlee, VA, on April 28, 2018. The Yellow Jackets' performance rose above their own hopes for this year, as their original goal was to finish in the top five overall at the competition. 

Greg McCann Introduces Vertical Leadership Concepts to R-MA Staff and Students

Friday, April 20, 2018

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

On Monday, April 9th, leadership expert and renowned speaker Greg McCann spoke to Randolph-Macon Academy faculty, staff, and upperclassmen. McCann has been a leadership coach for nearly 20 years, focusing on family-owned businesses and the unique challenges they face. His publications include “Who Do You Think You Are? Aligning Your Character and Reputation” and “When Your Parents Sign the Paychecks.” He also co-authored a white paper on Vertical Leadership with R-MA Board Member and leadership expert Patty Keenan.