Private School Students Boost National SAT Scores

The headlines in early October captured some of the story:  “2014 SAT Scores Remain Stagnant,” “Student Performance Stalls on SAT.”  They reflected what the College Board itself reported:  SAT scores for the 2014 crop of high school graduates were stubbornly stuck at levels “similar to other recent senior classes.” But the fixation on stagnation largely […]

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Why A Boarding School?

Why A Boarding School? Online research recently uncovered an article entitled “Study Reveals Boarding School Is Springboard for Success.” It is found at http://diverseeducation.com/article/3913/ if you want to see the full article. Since Wentworth Military Academy & College is a boarding school and since our mission is to help cadets and students achieve success, it […]

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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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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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