R-MA News & Blog

Doran Appointed R-MA's First Female Commander

Friday, October 22, 2010

(September 7, 2010) When it comes to female leadership, women at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, Virginia have held numerous prestigious positions in the Air Force JROTC unit. Several times, they reached the level of vice corps commander (the second highest position within the unit), and twice a young lady was promoted to corps commander in mid-year when the male commander stepped down. But still, earning the title of corps commander from the start of the year eluded the young ladies.

R-MA Valedictorian Earns Private Pilot Certification

Friday, October 22, 2010

(May 27, 2010) More than two years ago, on December 20, 2007, Max Ramundo was a sophomore at Randolph-Macon Academy, and he had just completed his first solo flight.  On Saturday, May 22, 2010, only one week before graduating as Randolph-Macon Academy's valedictorian, Max completed the next logical step in the Academy’s flight program: he earned his private pilot certification.

Senior Solos Before Graduation

Friday, October 22, 2010

(May 27, 2010) Bianca Hamp, the daughter of Anthony and Frida Marcoccio of Winchester, VA, and Dr. Dirk Hamp of Wake Forest, VA, soloed in a Cessna 152 airplane on May 22, 2010 at Front Royal/Warren County Airport in Virginia.  Hamp is a senior at Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA), which has a flight program that is unique at the secondary school level in America.