ANA Awards


MAY 20-24, 2024

Commencement is the grand finale for our graduating seniors. Come celebrate our Cadets, their accomplishments, and how they’ve grown during their time at the Academy. A detailed schedule of events will be posted shortly.

View our 2024 Commencement packet at the link below:

Register for the Senior Baccalaureate Dinner here:

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Year In Review Assembly

Virginia Powell Atkinson Memorial Chapel
(All Cadets)

This ceremony will include the passing of the gavel by the Honor Council and Associated Student Body presidents as well as a presentation of the Talisman, the Academy’s annual art and poetry magazine. This event will not be livestreamed.

Achievement Awards

Davis Hall
(All Cadets and Parents)

At this end-of-year ceremony, we will recognize cadets for their stellar performance in academics and athletics. This event will be held in Davis Hall and will be livestreamed at our Youtube channel.

College Sweatshirt Photo and Fire and Ice

In Front of Davis Hall (Sweatshirt Photo)
Academy Beachfront (Fire and Ice)
(Senior Cadets)

Seniors will don the sweatshirts of their upcoming colleges for a photoshoot in front of Davis Hall. Afterward, the Class of 2024 will head down to our beach firepit for the Fire and Ice celebration, a long-standing tradition where seniors burn their college rejection letters and enjoy some ice cream to soothe the burn. If your cadet does not have a college sweatshirt, please get him prepared for this celebrated rite of passage!

Grad Night : Universal Studios

(Senior Cadets and Parents)

The Class of 2024 will be taking off for a night of fun to mark the end of their time at the Academy. Bus transportation will be provided for Cadets and chaperones.

Middle School Beach BBQ

Academy Beachfront
(Middle School Cadets and Parents)

Join the cadets of Echo company for a last hurrah at the beach as we celebrate our 7th and 8th graders.


Middle School Promotion and Awards Ceremony

Virginia Powell Atkinson Memorial Chapel
(8th Grade Cadets and Families)

Army and Navy Academy’s 8th grade class will officially become high schoolers in this emotional ceremony at the Virginia Powell Atkinson Memorial Chapel. There will be a reception following the ceremony in the adjacent Rec Hall.

Mother & Son Tea

Senior Lawn

(Seniors and Mothers)

Seniors and their mothers are invited to engage in one of Army and Navy Academy’s most touching traditions. This tea service allows graduating cadets and their mothers to celebrate a job well done and is the formal start of our commencement activities.

Change of Command Parade

Maffucci Field
(All Cadets and Families)

This parade relinquishes the senior class from its duties and ushers in the new leadership for the next academic year. Families are welcome to attend. This event will be livestreamed for Army and Navy Academy community members who are unable to join us on our Youtube page.

Senior Banquet and Baccalaureate - Registration Open

Duffield Sports Center 

Senior + 2 Guests – No charge. There is an additional fee of $45 for each additional guest. 

Seniors and their parents are invited to a special dinner where seniors will spend an evening looking back on memories of their time at the Academy and celebrating their future. Additional guests are welcome.

Register HERE.


Commencement Ceremony

Front of Davis Hall

(Seniors, Junior Leaders, and Families)

Army and Navy Academy seniors and their families will enjoy one last spectacular event at the Academy, the Commencement Ceremony. This senior graduation event will be held in front of Davis Hall, a tradition going back to 1936.