Hargrave News

Founders’ Day Celebration

On Saturday, September 7, Hargrave Military Academy celebrated the 110th anniversary of the founding of our great institution. By company, cadets competed in several events, such as obstacle course, dizzy bat races, tug-of-war competitions, and humorous skits about the founding of Hargrave. After...

Local Churches Welcome Cadets

On Sunday, September 8th, the churches of Chatham opened their doors to Hargrave cadets. This was an opportunity for our cadets to connect with the town of Chatham, its people, and its history, as well as to engage with their spiritual lives outside of the Hargrave campus. In the days leading up...

College Fair and Military College Night

Hargrave’s annual College Fair and Military College Night was a roaring success this year! Our young men had the opportunity to meet with representatives from nearly 60 colleges/universities between both events. Schools in attendance included: Virginia Tech, George Mason University, Old Dominion...

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...

Class: U.S. Flag History

Last Friday, the Corps was given a class on the U.S. flag history and etiquette during residential life. The class and follow-on discussion provided an education on the history and customs and courtesies that surround the national colors with the focus of the discussion being directed towards the...

Football Preseason

22 young and determined players joined the the Hargrave Football preseason. Coaches started with the basics teaching fresh recruits how to assemble pads, strap helmets, and work as a team. During challenging 3-a-day practices, cadets learned how to play their positions and bounce back from tough...

Student Devotionals

On Thursday evening, cadets gathered in the chapel for a how-to workshop on devotions lead by Chaplain Felty. Cadets were divided into small groups to answer questions and share insights with their peers about the devotion experience. It was an animated and collaborative discussion and cadets felt...

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...

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