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Fishburne Military School Leadership for Life Scholarship

FMS Announces Leadership for Life Scholarship and Deadlines

- Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) is constantly in search of young men, nation-wide, with leadership potential. If you think a young man in your town has what it takes to be a leader in our Corps of Cadets but tuition seems beyond their  family’s ability, WE WANT TO SPEAK TO THEM. Application deadline is 23 June 2018.
Cadet Derek Prestes (Glen Allen, VA) was named Cadet Officer of the Month at Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA)

Fishburne Military School Announces Cadet Awards for February

- Fishburne Military School officially announced its monthly Cadet Awards winners for the month of February. Cadet Dylan Bell (Staunton, VA) was named Cadet of the Month. Cadet Captain Derek Prestes (Glen Allen, VA) was named Cadet Officer of the Month. Cadet Staff Sergeant Myles Hurlbut (Thousand Oaks, CA) was named Cadet NCO of the month. Band Co. earned top Company.
Fishburne Military School Hosts Career Fair for Cadets

FMS Guidance Hosts Career Fair

- Fishburne Military School's Department of Guidance and College Counseling hosted its annual Career Fair at FMS. Local professionals from a variety of disciplines were invited to campus to meet with small groups of interested Cadets. Professions represented at this year's Career Fair ranged from Engineers, Film Producers, Journalists, and Scientists to Law Enforcement and the Military.
Fishburne Military School CyberPatriots earn 2nd

Caissons CyberPatriots Claim 2nd Place in National Round

- The Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) CyberPatriots Team's performance earned it a spot in the National Semifinal Round, during which it outscored 146 other teams to win 2nd place overall among the Army JROTC teams in the Silver Tier of the All Service Division. In all, over 5,500 teams registered to compete in this year's CyberPatriot X.

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Athletics News

Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Rifle Team takes 2nd in state

Rifle Team Takes 2nd in State

- Waynesboro, VA -- As the three-time defending state champion the Caissons of FMS hosted the Virginia Military School Rifle League championships at the indoor range on Fishburne's Waynesboro campus. Although the Caissons worked extremely hard over the weeks building up to the championships, the challengers from Massanutten Academy came up with the winning hand this year.
Fishburne Military School Cadet Matthew Farrar (Waynesboro, VA) earns James G. Hogg Award

FMS Announces Winter Athletics Awards

- Three times each school year the Fishburne Military School Caissons come together in Lawton Chapel to celebrate the successes of their athletic teams and to recognize individual efforts and achievements. The awards presentations are then followed by a special dinner prepared for the athletes. Cadet Matthew Farrar ’18 (Waynesboro, VA) was presented with the Hogg Award.
Fishburne Military School's Matthew Farrar and Coach Terry Waters celebrate Farrar's State Championship (120lbs)

Fishburne’s Farrar Claims VISAA 120 pound State Championship, Eyes Nationals

- Waynesboro, VA -- No matter what, Fishburne Military School Cadet and stand-out wrestler Matthew Farrar (Waynesboro, VA) will end his high school career with a coveted State Championship and the title VISAA Lightweight Wrestler of the Year. Now he's on to Nationals. Joining Farrar at Nationals will be fellow Fishburne Cadets Levi Smith (Fayetteville, NC) and Silvio Dionisotti (Sudbury, MA).
Fishburne Military School Wrestling at Saint Christopher's (Richmond, VA)

FMS Wrestlers Finish 2nd in VIC, Sending Nine to State Championships 

- Fishburne Military School Wrestling finished another strong conference appearance by taking 2nd place in VIC and sending nine to the State Championships. Last year the Caissons went on to a top-10 performance in the state tournament and were the highest finishing DII school in Virginia. FMS will send nine wrestlers to the state tournament at Woodberry Forest in Orange, VA this Friday and Saturday.

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Alumni News

FMS Announces Alumni Weekend Line-up

- The Fishburne Military School Office of Alumni Affairs has released the official schedule of events for Alumni Weekend 2018. Alumni Weekend will take place April 27-29, 2018 and is widely anticipated to be the FMS Alumni Event of the Year. Alumni Weekend at Fishburne Military School is packed with events and activities to satisfy event the most ardent FMS fanatic.
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.

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FMS in the News

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