Military College Alumni Group Wins Right to IconSeptember 21, 2017 | :
by Jason Taylor
Former students at the oldest military school west of the Mississippi River are getting ownership of a coveted monument.
The alumni association of the recently closed Wentworth Military Academy and College in Lexigton was fighting to retain control over a 94 year-old World War I Doughboy statue.
Since its founding 137 years ago in the era following the Civil War, the institution has seen its enrollment highs and lows.