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Fishburne Military School Key Club

Fishburne Military School Rings in the Season with Service

- For nearly two decades, the Fishburne Military School Key Club has volunteered to ring the bells for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive.  This past Saturday, twelve cadets braved the bitter cold temperatures and rang the bells for one-hour shifts outside Kroger on Arch Avenue.  The cadets cheerfully greeted shoppers coming and going and wished them a Merry Christmas.
Cadet Junke Jiang (Shen Zhen City, China) was named as Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Cadet of the Month for November 2017

Fishburne Military School Announces November Awards

- Fishburne Military School officially announced its monthly Cadet Awards winners for the month of November. Cadet Junke Jiang has been named Cadet of the Month; Cadet Captain Chimere Jonathan Nzedu was named Cadet Officer of the Month; Cadet First Sergeant Ryan Thomas Curran was named Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer of the Month for November 2017.
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Cadet honors veterans during Wreaths Across America ceremony

Wreaths Across America to Stop at Fishburne Military School

- Waynesboro, VA – On Tuesday, December 12, Fishburne Military School will once again host a Wreaths Across America ceremony to honor America's veterans. Colonel Michael Wawrzyniak, Professor of Military Science at the Virginia Military Institute and head of VMI's Military Science Department, will deliver the address to the Corps of Cadets and guests. The ceremony will begin at 2:30pm in the Fishburne gymnasium.
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) receives Leadership Award

Cadet Honored with Leadership Award

- Fishburne Military School Cadet Joseph Presley Thomas Jones, Class of 2019, of South Fulton, TN, was officially presented with the Military Order of the Purple Heart’s annual Leadership Award on Wednesday. The Military Order of the Purple Heart Award recognizes an outstanding cadet who is enrolled in the ROTC/JROTC program and demonstrates leadership ability.

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Athletics News

Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Wrestling

Wrestling Off to Strong Start

- “The kids wrestled hard after the first round, I don't know, overall we had a poor first round, maybe it was jitters of a strange place, but they settled down and wrestled well the rest of the way. The competition was tough, but everything we do now, is geared to the end result in February.” Waters said of his team’s overall performance.
Fishburne Military School Swimmers Start 2017 with Personal Records

Caissons Swimmers Open on High Note

- The Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) swim team traveled to Lynchburg this weekend for their opening meet of the season on Friday night. The Caissons swam well in their first head-to-head competition against the Virginia Episcopal School. The Caissons kicked off the 2017-2018 season with a string of personal records
Fishburne Military School Cross Country Team

XC Racks Up PRs at Conference Meet

- It was a great day to be a Fishburne Military School Caisson at the VIC Conference XC meet on Saturday. Almost every runner posted their fastest 1 mile split on the Humankind Course (Old Presbyterian Home campus). Some cadets continued their overall time improvement as well, with 8th grader Justin Hill and 7th grader Ian Clardy earning season personal records (PR's).
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Soccer Team

Busy Week for Caissons Soccer

- Waynesboro, VA -- Fishburne Military School Varsity Soccer (4-10-0) played a triad of matches this week: two away and one at home. The week's matches started by travelling to Lynchburg on Tuesday, October 17th to play Holy Cross on a short, uneven pitch on a comfortable and cool afternoon. The season final against Hargrave--home at Anderson Field--remains to be played on Thursday, October 26th.

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Alumni News

Rick Tiemann, Fishburne Military School 1970, and book Developing World Class Leaders

Tiemann ’70 Publishes Leadership Guide

- A new book, "Developing World Class Leaders: The Ultimate Guide to Leadership Development" by Rick Tiemann, Fishburne Military School Class of 1970, is sure to become a required part of every Caisson's Leadership Library. During his Cadetship, Rick was the Commander of the Hudgins Rifles, and Vice-President of the Varsity Club. He earned athletic letters in Football and basketball.
Jonathan Edwards will perform at The Birchmere on Saturday (Photo Credit: Denise Maccaferri)

Jonathan Edwards ’64 Interviewed in Alexandria Times

- By Denise Dunbar (as printed in the Alexandria Times 8 Sept 2017). Saturday night’s concert at the Birchmere is a homecoming of sorts for singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards, whose hit “Sunshine” propelled him to fame in 1971. Edwards grew up in a home on the Potomac River in the Fairfax County section of Alexandria and has fond memories ...
John Rorke, Fishburne Military School Class of 2001, Named Veteran of the Week by Oklahoma House of Representatives

John Rorke ’01 Named Veteran of the Week

- Oklahoma City, OK -- John Rorke, Fishburne Military School Class of 2001, received a standing ovation on Monday as the Oklahoma House of Representatives honored him as their Veteran of the Week. John served two tours in Iraq, returned home to finish his B.A. at Oklahoma State University, and went on to earn a M.S.W. from Arizona State.
Joseph Byron Yount III, Esq. (1939-2016)

Fishburne Military School Mourns Passing of Giant in School History

- Joseph Byron Yount III, 76, former Waynesboro mayor and longtime city attorney, well known for his half century of board leadership at Fishburne Military School and as a local historian, speaker, and writer, died Sunday. Mr. Yount was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Fishburne-Hudgins Educational Foundation in 1967 and served tirelessly until his death.

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