Fishburne Hosts Olympic Champion for Wrestling Clinic

Young Wrestlers Enjoy Opportunity to Learn from Champion

Waynesboro, VA – Young wrestlers from Fishburne Military School and the surrounding area were treated to a very special skills clinic at FMS on Sunday. Olympic GoldFishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Wrestling and Olympic Gold Medalist Kenny Monday Medalist Kenny Monday was on the school’ s Waynesboro campus to help aspiring young wrestlers hone their skills and cultivate the mentality of a champion.

In addition to his Olympic gold, Monday has been an NCAA champion and a four-time Oklahoma state champion. Fishburne Military School Wrestling Coach, Terry Waters, has been friends with Monday for some time and when the opportunity arose to bring him to campus, Waters jumped at it.

“To have a true champion and competitor of Kenny Monday’s caliber take the time to visit with us in Waynesboro and offer the young wrestlers a chance to benefit from his presence and experience is a real honor for Fishburne and a tremendous opportunity for these young people,” Waters explained.

The clinic was limited to just 50 young wrestlers in grades 4-12 with a minimum of 1 year wrestling experience.

 

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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.



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