It took more than 110 years and a strange and unlikely route, including the bottom of a Wisconsin lake, but the oldest known Culver senior class ring is back home and on display at the Culver Academies Museum.
The Culver Cannon
Four Culver Academies students who wrote research papers about food insecurity challenges have been selected as Borlaug Scholars and have advanced to the international round of the World Food Prize competition.
Culver Girls Academy senior Margot Quist (Chicago, Illinois) and Culver Military Academy first classman Matthew Bice (Huntsville, Alabama) have been named the 2022 recipients of the 1st Lt. Andrew K. Stern Scholarship and Rowing Award.
Move over Tommy, Calvin, Donna and Giorgio. There's a new name in the fashion game: Loren. No, not Ralph Lauren. That’s Loren, as in Loren Snead ’23, an avant-garde Culver Girls Academy senior from Dallas who has her own sense of style and hopes to someday make a fashion statement.
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Students at Culver Academies are hearing a common message when they gather for events this academic year: this is a challenging school and these are extraordinarily difficult times. Help is available.
Dorothea Noyes Ragsdale ’74, a foreign language instructor at Culver, said one of the things she loves most about the school is the feeling of freedom within a safe environment.
Cadet A.J. Black invited Darlene Frey to speak to Culver Academies students about the Mennonite community.
One of the most recognizable facets nationally of Culver Academies is its horsemanship program, which began with the storied Black Horse Troop, though there's much more to the program, which celebrates 125 years since its founding this year, than that specific entity.
Resident directors were added to give cadets another adult to turn to for guidance, support, and instruction and to create a positive command climate in the barracks, said Col. Mike Squires, CMA’s commandant of cadets.
The two top student leaders at Culver Academies urged classmates to step outside their comfort zones and seek new academic and personal challenges this school year, saying those experiences will help them grow.