Ike Skelton’s Funeral to be held at Wentworth

SKELTON VISITATION AND FUNERAL SERVICES TO BE HELD AT WENTWORTH MILITARY ACADEMY & COLLEGE Arrangements set for Visitation and Funeral Former Democratic Representative and Wentworth Alumnus, Congressman Ike Skelton passed away Monday at the age of 81. Wentworth Military Academy and Academy Public Relations Office has announced that visitation and funeral services will be held […]

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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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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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Life Insurance Gifts Make a Difference

In the past several months, Wentworth has received three generous gifts from alumni who had listed Wentworth as a beneficiary of their life insurance policies. These gifts, totaling almost $70,000, came from alumni who probably were never in a position to give a five-figure gift during their lifetime, but by maintaining a small life insurance […]

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