Groendyke Inducted into Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Wentworth Alumnus, John Groendyke, was recently inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. “Being inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is the highest honor an Oklahoman can receive from that state,” according to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame website. “Since the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s inception in 1927, 662 accomplished individuals have received this […]

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Former Congressman and Wentworth Alumnus Ike Skelton Passes Away at 81

Wentworth President’s Statement Former Democratic Representative and Wentworth Alumnus, Congressman Ike Skelton passed away yesterday at the age of 81. “The Wentworth family has lost a dear friend and a great alumnus,” said Colonel Mike Lierman, President of Wentworth Military Academy and College, in an official statement on behalf of the 134-year old institution. “Congressman […]

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Wentworth Cadets Volunteer Help Vets Reunion During Government Shutdown

     http://youtu.be/boflruAkXao The Veterans Group VMB 243 Association recently found themselves in a difficult situation. The government was shutdown and that made it very difficult for the reunion that they had scheduled. The Marine Corps Reserve Color Guard that was scheduled, was forced to pull out of the event due to government funding and […]

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Ike Skelton To Unveil New Memoir Oct. 10 At River Reader Books in Lexington, MO

“My name is Ike Skelton, and I am proud to be an American, a Missourian, a Democrat, and a resolute optimist. I’ve believed all my life that challenges are best met not with rancor or rhetoric but with grit and good cheer. . . . As a boy in Lexington, Missouri, I had dreamed of […]

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Wentworth Board of Trustees Member Attends Regional Child Migration Forum in Guatemala

Regis G. McDonald, LCSW, Senior Vice President for Programs & Policy at The Children’s Village and Vice Chair of the Wentworth Board of Trustee, recently was invited by the First Lady of Guatemala to attend the First Regional Child Migration Forum in Guatemala. The First Ladies of the Central American countries and Mexico were also invited […]

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Homecoming 2013 – Bigger and Better, and a Birthday Party for Norma Maring!

How long has it been since you’ve been back to the Wentworth homecoming? This year promises to be extraordinary, so mark your calendar and make your plans to come back for homecoming,October 3 – 6, 2013. We will be celebrating Norma Maring’s 80th birthday, and welcoming back ALL classes. Thanks to the involvement of a great homecoming committee, this […]

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