R-MA News & Blog

The Buzz at R-MA: College Counseling

Friday, February 1, 2019

Student Host Josiah Herring '20

Join your student host, Josiah Herring '20, as he discusses the ins and outs of R-MA's college counseling program with CMSgt Mary Gamache, USAF, Retired, and Caroline Starling '19, who has five college acceptances to schools she believes are good fits for her personality and her goals in life. And mark your calendar to attend "The Choices We Make, A College Readiness Workshop" with expert Peter Van Buskirk on February 8th!

Iwo Jima: Hold onto the History

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Joshua Cline '19

On January 16, 2019, Randolph-Macon Academy’s campus opened up to the public for a presentation given by Mr. Shayne Jarosz of the Iwo Jima Association of America. He came to speak within Melton Gymnasium about the Battle of Iwo Jima, and the importance of remembering this history, as the last of the Greatest Generation are leaving this world. The 74th Anniversary of the battle’s beginning will be on February 19. 

Lt Col Ashley Fagan '97 Shares Leadership Insights

Monday, January 21, 2019

by Marcus Wimmer ’20
At the first Randolph-Macon Academy assembly of 2019, students and faculty had the opportunity to speak with 1997 R-MA alumnus Lt Col Ashley Fagan. Lt Col Fagan’s parents both come from military backgrounds and he was interested in pursuing a career in the armed forces just as they had. He attended R-MA, becoming a member of the winter swim team and a leader in cadre. He graduated with an ROTC scholarship to the University of Kentucky and went on to major in Japanese.