R-MA Blog

Varsity Girls Win DAC Championship

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

When the R-MA girls’ varsity soccer won against Fredericksburg Academy by a score of 1-0 in their first game of the season, Head Coach Brandy Hudson took it as a good sign. 

“I felt, “There’s definitely opportunity here, because Fredericksburg Academy is in a higher division within the DAC, but I knew it would be a challenge,” she said. 

Ethan Mayo '21 Selected for NSLI-Y

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

Ethan Mayo, a sophomore at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, VA, has been selected to receive a 2019-20 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship. Ethan will study Arabic in Amman, Jordan, for six weeks over the summer. The program includes approximately 120 hours of intensive language instruction as well as an immersive cultural experience. 

Undefeated Middle School Tennis Team Wins VMSC Championships

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

An experienced returning core gave R-MA Middle School Tennis Coach Howard Walters what he needed to build a strong tennis team this year. Still, he had no reason to expect the team to go undefeated and sweep both the season and tournament championship titles in the Valley Middle School Conference. 

Middle School Education Matters

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Jonathan C. Ezell, P'07,'08, Vice President

Jonathan Ezell is the Vice President at Randolph-Macon Academy. He previously served as the Upper School Dean, Middle School Principal, and a teacher. 

As adults we can look back and see our own middle school experience when the transition from elementary school naiveté and young adult self-assurance (however misplaced), was the awkward stage in development of being neither fish nor fowl. The middle schooler requires a place of refuge to grow into the future adult.