R-MA News & Blog

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.

R-MA Band and Chorus Perform at NRA Convention

Friday, October 22, 2010

Front Royal, VA— The Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) Band and Chorus performed for a most appreciative audience of over 11,000 people at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC on May 15, 2010.  The two groups, conducted by Ed Richards, performed an hour-long concert, “Tribute to the United States Armed Forces,” as part of the National Rifle Association’s “Celebration of American Values Freedom Experience.”

Military School Senior from Conyers, GA, Earns Commerical Pilot Certificate

Friday, October 22, 2010

(May 26, 2010) Last year, Josh Norris of Conyers, GA, was one of three Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) students to earn his private pilot certification.  Of the three, he was the only junior to do so.  This year, on May 19, 2010, Josh became the only flight student in the school’s history to earn his commercial pilot certificate before graduating from the Academy.