Military College Alumni Group Wins Right to Icon

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.

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