Fishburne Named Among Top 150 Schools in the State by Virginia Living Magazine
by Fishburne Military School
Waynesboro, VA – Fishburne Military School is proud to announce that they have been named to Virginia Living Magazine’s list of Top High Schools & Colleges 2019.
Top High Schools & Colleges 2019 is a list of nearly 150 programs in public and private high schools and four-and-two-year colleges leading the way in innovation across the state. Virginia Living’s Top High Schools & Colleges 2019 recognizes schools for excellence and innovation in five categories: Arts & Humanities, Science, Math & Technology, Performing Arts, Health & Medicine and Capital Improvements.
After thorough review of each school’s programs and accomplishments, Virginia Living’s editors selected schools that have instituted programs or recently begun capital improvements aimed at strengthening students’ experiences in and beyond the classroom. Virginia Living’s Top High Schools & Colleges 2019 is the resource for anyone curious about why Virginia’s schools are consistently ranked among the nation’s best.
Fishburne Military School’s Superintendent, CAPTAIN Mark Black, US Navy (Ret) notes that “Fishburne Military School has enjoyed a great many successes over the years, but being recognized for our core mission – developing educated and honorable young men – is something that makes us proudest of all.”
In recent years Fishburne has launched a successful Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) initiative, completed a number of IT and classroom technology upgrades, and will soon open the $4.5M Hitt-Millar Field House for athletics, training and events.
Celebrating 100 years as a US Army JROTC unit, Fishburne Military School is the oldest and smallest of all military schools for boys in Virginia. Its college-prep curriculum is built on the structure of an Army JROTC program. FMS has been designated as a JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction and may nominate qualified candidates to the United States Service Academies. Fishburne hosts one of only four Summer JROTC programs in the nation that is accredited by US Army Cadet Command.