Military school signs agreement with KWU to benefit cadets

For more than 100 years, two academic institutions — Kansas Wesleyan University and St. John’s Military School — have anchored the south and north ends of Santa Fe Avenue.

Now the liberal arts college at the south end of Santa Fe and the military school at the north end are signing an agreement to allow St. John’s cadets to pursue college-level studies as early as their junior year in high school.

Col. William J. Clark, president of St. John’s Military School, and Matt Thompson, president of KWU, signed the agreement during a ceremony Monday in the Hauptli Student Center on the KWU campus.

Beginning the fall of 2018, junior and senior cadets at St. John’s will be given an option of taking select core curriculum and college-level business courses at KWU that include two on-campus courses during four regular semesters and two online courses during a summer semester.

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