FMS Raiders

Fishburne Military School at Virginia Tech JROTC STEM Camp The Fishburne Military School Raiders are a team unlike any other. Raiders master the art of teamwork and compete in a variety of events during each Raider Meet. From the 5k Road March and Fitness Tests to Litter Carry Races and Vehicle Pulls, Fishburne Military School’s Raiders depend upon one another for success and strive every year to be the best. Concentrating on physical endurance, skilled maneuvers such as One-Rope-Bridge, and military precision, the Raiders have been recognized as “Best of the Best” within US Army Cadet Command’s 4th Brigade for the last three consecutive years.

Color Guard

The elite Color Guard group at FMS performs at numerous parades as well as athletic and special events. From Washington Redskins football and the University of Virginia basketball to the Apple Blossom Parade and Waynesboro’s own Fall Foliage Festival, this award-winning group never fails to inspire those fortunate enough to view a performance.

Hudgins Rifles

The elite Hudgins Rifles drill team masters the U.S. Army’s precision Arms Manual and Facing Movements. Named in honor of COL Morgan Hudgins, Fishburne’s second superintendent, the Hudgins Rifles have performed in National Drill Meets and received on-campus training from members of the United States Army 3rd Infantry Division (also known as “The Old Guard” from Arlington National Cemetery). Executing precision routines based on Old Guard and Marine Corps Silent Drill Team movements, the Hudgins Rifles provides awe-inspiring entertainment during half-time shows, Parents Weekend performances and Alumni Weekend “Drill Downs.”


CyberPatriot competition was conceived by the Air Force Association (AFA) to inspire students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation’s future. The competition puts teams of high school and middle school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company.