Rafferty Awards LAI Scholarship to Jacob Schlichtmann to Attend Valley Forge Military College in Fall

Wayne, PA – May 22, 2017 – Valley Forge Military College (VFMC) is pleased to announce that Jacob Schlichtmann, a senior at Valley Forge Baptist Academy, has been nominated to receive an LAI Scholarship from Pennsylvania State Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr., to attend the College in the fall.

The nomination was awarded under the Pennsylvania Legislative Appointment Initiative which allows Pennsylvania’s State Senators and State Representatives to nominate the young people of their district to attend a state military college. A nomination, if it meets the school’s basic admission requirements, means a guaranteed admission and a $12,000 scholarship.

“Jacob is an outstanding student and future cadet for Valley Forge Military College,” noted Senator Rafferty.The recently enacted state law provides legislator’s with this unique opportunity to assist eligible students to attend this prestigious school. I would like to congratulate Jacob on receiving this scholarship.” 

VFMC is a two-year co-educational institution that has a long tradition of fostering personal growth through a military model built on Five Cornerstones: Academic Excellence, Personal Motivation, Character Development, Physical Development, and Leadership. VFMAC offers two paths toward earning your degree: as a member of the Corps of Cadets or through the Early Commissioning Program via ROTC. 

About Valley Forge Military Academy & College (VFMAC)

Established in 1928, Valley Forge Military Academy & College is an international leadership institute, comprised of a middle school and college preparatory high school for boys and a co-ed two-year college, each accredited by the Middle States Commission. Located in Wayne, Pa, VFMAC offers commuting, day, and boarding options. The campus environment is defined by the application of a military model that prepares students to lead and inspire others beyond graduation in a complex and competitive global environment. At VFMAC, students are immersed in a unique educational experience anchored on five cornerstones: academic excellence, personal motivation, character development, physical development and leadership. These cornerstones are the foundation for cadets reaching their academic potential to achieve success in the classroom and beyond. For more information about VFMAC, please visit www.vfmac.edu.