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2019 Weekend of Service
2019 Weekend of Service

Each fall, dedicated alumni, families, and friends come to campus for a Weekend of Service. This annual volunteer event gives opportunity to serve alongside cadets, faculty, and staff in campus beautification projects. Alumni and friends who participate in this weekend, both through hands-on service...

2019 Honor Dinner

This year’s Honor Dinner was held on August 31st. Colonel Brown opened the night with an excellent speech on honor and integrity. During the speech, Colonel Brown explained the HMA Honor System and espoused the value of the HMA Honor Code. He reminded the cadets that this pledge will carry them...

Highlighted Character Trait: Respect

Since 1909, Hargrave has been in the business of building men of character, and that tradition continues today as we celebrate our 110th anniversary. Our faculty and staff have embraced the President’s Character Across the Campus program and have committed themselves to fostering a culture of...

Hail! To Old Hargrave!

On the morning of August 29th, our cadets assembled in the Owen R. Cheatham Chapel for the 2019 Opening Convocation of Hargrave Military Academy. The service was led by Col. Brown, Dr. Tung, and our new Chaplain, Adam Felty. Highlights of the ceremony included an energizing speech given by Lt. Col....

National D-Day Memorial Visit

The international students of Hargrave journeyed to Bedford, Virginia, to visit the National D-Day Memorial. The memorial was dedicated in 2001, by President George W. Bush, to one of the most significant battles in American history. On the tour, our cadets contemplated the valor, fidelity, and...

2019 Chapel Staff

The cadets of the chapel staff are excited to contribute to this year’s chapel program. Presiding over the chapel staff is the chapel officer, Garrett Treanor. Malachi Dixon, Luke Fricke, Michael Lewis, and Gavin Warll round out the chapel staff. The chapel staff will work closely with the...

A Modern College Counseling Program

The Hargrave College Counseling program, led by Ben Veshi, encompasses all aspects related to building a young man into a leader of character prepared for lifelong success. This year, our program will introduce the Naviance system, which streamlines the college selection process. Naviance places...

2019 Hargrave Soccer Preseason

The Hargrave Soccer program had 24 players come in early for preseason, following a rigorous training schedule and scrimmage to help prepare for the season. “We (the coaches) wanted to stress fundamentals, conditioning, the system of play, and team chemistry as we progressed through the preseason...

New Furniture in the Academic Learning Center and the Military Lounge

The new furniture in the ALC will provide our cadets with modern, collaborative workspaces. Furnishings include high tables and conference tables with modern amenities, such as built-in charging ports and tearable paper-top tables. In addition, adjustable desks and wobble stools are available to...

2019 Leadership Academy

Cadets participated in a week-long training designed to test and evaluate their leadership abilities and determine eligibility for key cadet leadership positions for the upcoming year. The evaluations consisted of several graded events: physical fitness tests, barracks, and personnel inspections,...

Best-Selling Author Dr. Michael Reichert Speaks at Hargrave
Best-Selling Author Dr. Michael Reichert Speaks at Hargrave

Hargrave Military Academy hosted Dr. Michael Reichert on Monday, August 19th at their Faculty In-Service as they prepare for the upcoming school year. Dr. Reichert is the best-selling author of How to Raise a Boy: The Power of Connection to Build Good Men. This, his most recent work,...

Ritchie as new CDO
Ritchie as new CDO

Hargrave is excited to introduce that Ms. Mackenzie Ritchie is joining the Hargrave team as our new Chief Development Officer. She comes from a background in military boarding schools and Christian based education. “What drew me to Hargrave was the focus on the spiritual development of young...

MRE Review
MRE Review

Our Summer Cadets reviewed a Shredded Beef Barbecue MRE Meal. This is a Cadet production.

Alumni Scholarship
Alumni Scholarship

Hargrave Family, You know what it takes to be a Hargrave Cadet. You also know young men that would benefit from a Hargrave education. By Order of the President of Hargrave Military Academy, all alumni and their parents are authorized to issue a $1,000 Character Scholarship to young men that...

What is Structure?
What is Structure?

So there I was (every great narrative has to start this way) thinking of all the hard questions I've received as the Commandant of Hargrave Military Academy. "Why did my son do that?", "Why do I have to study _______ subject?", "Why did that Cadet say that about me?", "Why do I have to walk 10 Bull...

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