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Military Skills Academy


  • To educate, train and inspire the corps of cadets
  • To achieve their goals and become productive citizens
  • To build character committed to duty, honor and country
  • To prepare each cadet for a career of professional excellence
  • To instill in each cadet a dedication of service to our State and Nation


Welcome to Cadet Academy

Military Skills Academy is designed for:

  • The student wishing to explore a military career
  • Learn new skills
  • Experience new and exciting adventures, while:
  • Preparing themselves to become a future leader of our state and nation.  



The Rowan County Senior High School Military Skills Academy is an unaffiliated general military skills academy.  Established in 2014.  

The academy has a four year accredited curriculum and is open to both male and female students.  Accredited by the Southeastern Association of Schools and Colleges.  

The academy has three competition teams: Raider team, Drill team and Rifle team.  Current enrollment is 74.  


James Stamper


Military Ball 2022


Summer Camp 2022


Rifle Team Practice



Squad Drill
2 Mile Run
Scorpion Challenge


Color Guard