Cadets are expected to contribute to their community. This helps build their self-esteem, builds civic and social responsibility, provides professional experience, and allows them to help their faculty and staff give back to the community.Read More About: Military Schools Serving Others
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As a somewhat reluctant cadet, I was inspired to really think about my character and who I was. This is part of my story of how teenage me used the military school model of leadership and relationships to figure out who I wanted to be and how to get there.Read More About: Personal Reflections on Military School Character Development
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Athletics are a huge part of the daily life of military academies. Most military high schools require their students to be in a sport or a club every afternoon. Daily exercise not only builds health in this unhealthy world, but being a part of a team also helps cadets mature into more well-rounded adults.Read More About: Fall Sports at Military School
My parents sacrificed by allowing me to attend a military boarding school. They gave up a lot of time with me and they spent a lot of money on tuition and expenses. I still owe them an immeasurable debt to them and I still cannot fully appreciate this experience they gave me. I also owe a great debt to the wonderful people at my boarding school who went grey (or bald) helping me and thousands like me, to grow up in one of the most unique environments that a student can experience. During the first few days of this school year, I interviewed several military schools to better understand their processes and motivation for this all important and difficult job.Read More About: How Military Schools Develop Character
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