Wentworth Truly Honors Congressman Skelton while hosting Funeral & Visition


Photo by Cadet Eugene Stayt
Photo by Cadet Eugene Stayt

On Sunday, November 3rd and Monday, November 4th, Wentworth Military Academy and College said goodbye to longtime friend and Wentworth alumnus, Congressman Ike Skelton. Skelton loved Wentworth and has been an avid supporter of the 134-year-old institution since his graduation in 1951.

“We were honored to be a part of celebrating the life of Congressmen Ike Skelton. He was not only a personal friend but a true Statesman for Lexington, Lafayette County, the state of Missouri and our Nation” stated COL Michael Lierman, President of Wentworth Military Academy and College. “I was extremely proud of our cadets who assisted in the services. They all stood tall and were happy to assist in any way they could and I am sure that Ike would have been proud of them.”

Below are some of the links to various media outlets that covered the event.


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