Bravo Zulu to all of our Cadets of the Month this year!
Check back in the fall to see who is named our next Cadet of the Month!
The Bridgeport Military Academy offers students the opportunity to experience their secondary education in a challenging environment with an emphasis on excellence in academics while also exploring careers in public safety. Through partnerships with Fire, Police, Homeland Security, Military Services and other public safety departments, students are provided real world, hands-on opportunities to get trained and certified in such areas as CPR, First Aid, FEMA courses, 911 Communications, and be offered physical training, community volunteer opportunities and internship programs.
To instruct & inspire students who develop a strong commitment to servicing “others above self” within their school, family and community while preparing academically for leadership roles and professional careers throughout the world.
Bridgeport Military Academy461 Mill Hill Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06610
Interim Principal: Diana Soares
NAVY NEWS MAY/JUNE 2015
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FINAL AWARDS CEREMONY
Under cloudy skies on Friday morning, 5 June, the Corps of Cadets -- in their Navy Service Uniforms -- joined many parents, guardians and special guests in the school parking lot for the final awards ceremony of the year. Captain Glass presided over the event that featured an outstanding performance by the BMA Drill Team and special awards and recognitions to over 60 cadets and staff members. Among the top NJROTC awards presented for 2014-15 were:
· Distinguished Cadet (Alpha Company) – Cadet S. Santiago
· Distinguished Cadet (Bravo Company) – Cadet Montanaro
· Honor Cadet (Alpha Company) – Cadet J. Reyes
· Honor Cadet (Bravo Company) – Cadet Cremel
· Most Improved Cadet (Alpha Company) – Cadet D. Clark
· Most Improved Cadet (Bravo Company) – Cadet Rainey
“BZ” to all of the award recipients!
The Summer Orientation Camp for 140 incoming freshmen will be held from 10-14 August at Camp Niantic. The camp will be led again this year by personnel from the Connecticut National Guard, and assisted by members of the BMA faculty and several upper class cadets. The new cadets will receive instruction in marching, drill, military courtesies, customs, proper wearing of the uniform and team work.
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY/SAIL TRAINING
Cadets S. Santiago and J. Falco have been selected by Captain Glass to attend the prestigious Leadership Academy/Sail Training Program at Naval Station Newport, RI. Cadets Santiago and Falco will join 145 other NJROTC cadets from throughout the northeast in early July and will receive instruction in the latest leadership strategies, small boat sailing and also go on numerous Navy related field trips.
BMA Cadets raised over $275 for the American Cancer Society at
Relay for Life of Sacred Heart!
BMA @ Relay for Life of Sacred Heart
BMA Cadet Rodriguez (Alpha Co.) captured this photograph of a Bridgeport Police officer fixing a bicycle. His picture has made the news and is now going viral. Good eye, Cadet!
Our Cadets are raising money to donate to Habitat for Humanity. After they raise money to donate, they will also participate in building houses and hands on labor for the Habitat for Heroes-Veterans Build program.
2015 Lighthouse Summer Information