“If it weren’t for Camden Military Academy, I would have dropped out of school before my senior year. I wouldn’t have a great GPA or be taking college classes."
Camden, SC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013
“The Risher Award is presented to the senior selected by the cadet corps and faculty who represents the ideal cadet. It is named in honor of Colonel James F. Risher who was the president of Carlisle Military School and found of Camden Military Academy,” explained LTC Pat Armstrong, CMA commandant of cadets.
Owens credited his grandparents for inspiring him to well at Camden. “If it weren’t for Camden Military Academy, I would have dropped out of school before my senior year. I wouldn’t have a great GPA or be taking college classes. If it weren’t for the great faculty and staff, the support and opportunities and the second chance I was given, I wouldn’t be the person I am today,” said Owens. Risher earned the highest GPA of Camden Military's 2013 senior class.
About Camden Military Academy
Camden Military Academy, South Carolina’s Official Military Academy is an all male, college preparatory boarding school with grades 7-12 and Post Graduate program. The academy’s mission is to educate and inspire the corps of cadets so that each cadet will have an opportunity to achieve his maximum potential and gain the educational foundation to succeed in college and life as a productive, contributing citizen. Camden Military Academy was founded in 1892 and is accredited by Southern Association of Schools and Colleges and a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.