entire student body was taken
by train to Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon, Tennessee. Sgt. Aubrey B.
Wright, who was the military property custodian and instructor, accompanied the cadets to Lebanon.
Since Sgt. Wright was left with the responsibility of the military property and
had no duties of instruction, he and John A. Harris, who had been in the commercial
department since 1926, actually canvassed people in Columbia to sell stock in the
new operating corporation.
Columbia Military Academy was accredited by the following; Association of Military
Colleges and Schools of the United States, The Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools, Private School Association of the Central States, Southern Association
of Independent Schools, Mid-South Association of Independent Schools, Military
Schools Training Division ROTC and the National Honor Society.
THE SCHOOL PLANT
The sixty-seven acres of this institution as mentioned above provided one of
the most beautiful settings of any