Graduation is both an exciting and a sad day in the lives of cadets. They are all ready for the upcoming challenges but will miss the camaraderie and busy cadet lifestyle. Almost all cadets move on to college after graduation.
Coed, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York
With 100% college acceptance, the NYMA graduating class is ready to use their leadership skills and organizational abilities in the next step in their lives.The Commencement Address was given by Mr. Daniel White, NYMA Class of 2007.
All Boys - Mendota Heights, Minnesota
The Commencement Ceremony for Saint Thomas Academy was held at the Cathedral of Saint Paul on June 6, 2018. Speakers included Valedictorian Jacob Weinstein '18 and student speaker Jack Rowe '18. The commencement address was given by alum Bill Foussard '72.
All Boys - Carlsbad, California
From 8 different countries (including the United States) and 6 states, the senior class is represented by 67 seniors who have learned important life lessons - how to build close bonds, work as a team, set and achieve goals, how to manage their time effectively, and lead lives with a sense of compassion and integrity.
The Class of 2018's college acceptances boasts impressive matriculation percentages with 98% acceptance into 4-year universities, 1% to service academies, and 1% to military enlistment. Our Cadets are heading off to Georgetown, Texas A&M, Berkeley, University of Michigan, Pepperdine, USD, UCLA, UCSD, UCSC, UCSB, and other colleges, universities, and service academies.
All Boys High School, Coed College - Wayne, Pennsylvania
VFMA Class President Conor Mooney, left, and Valedictorian Alexander Rusin give their remarks during VFMAC's 2018 Commencement Ceremonies. Both cadets have spent six years at the Forge and shared many fond memories of their time here with those in attendance.
All Boys - Anaheim, California
St. Catherine's Academy, an all boys's Catholic school with a Military Tradition in Anaheim, CA congratulated its class of 2018 on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The event honored 40 graduates with a beautiful commencement ceremony and drill performance.
Coed - Front Royal, Virginia
Graduating Cadets show off their future colleges on top of their covers.
All Boys - Chatham, Virginia
Hargrave graduated 50 seniors who were awarded over $4.4 million in scholarships. Nine graduates will be attending a Senior Military College and two recived full four year ROTC scholarships.
Coed - St. Petersburg, Florida
Ten Admiral Farragut Academy 2018 graduates were presented their diploma by a family member that is a Farragut alumnus, a strong legacy our school is very proud of. Pictured is Ally Collins '18 with brother Dalton Collins '15.
Out of the 56 graduates, all were acceptance to a college or university (mostly out of Florida). The class earned over $3.4 million in scholarships and served over 6,000 hours of community service hours. Six will play on a collegiate team their freshman year.
All Boys - Wellandport, Ontario, Canada
"Looking into the cadets eyes, you can see who is excited for the end of the school year and who realize that this is their last parade."
The Academy marches on to the parade square (Edie Square) to begin the Graduation Parade and Closing Ceremony.
Commencement speaker for RLA's 2018 Graduation was Major General K. Nava, Adjutant General of the New Mexico National Guard.