FORK UNION, VA – Fork Union Military Academy has moved CPT Michael Head from a faculty role to Admission Counselor as seven-year employee MAJ Mark Shuman has accepted a position at the collegiate level, Director of Enrollment Management Mrs. Jackie Montero-Sharpe announced Friday. CPT Head will join the staff in June.
“Congratulations to MAJ Shuman for his new and exciting opportunity at Radford University Carilion,” said Montero-Sharpe. “He will be greatly missed by everyone at the Academy. MAJ Leydig has been promoted to Assistant Director of Admission. The Admission Office is looking forward to CPT Head stepping into the Admission Counselor position.”
Shuman, the Assistant Director of Admission at the Academy who focused on 10th, 11th and 12th graders, has accepted a new role as an Enrollment Counselor of Undergraduate Admission at Radford University Carilion. The Fork Union native was employed by the Academy in the summer of 2016 and is a 2010 alumnus.
With this move, MAJ Gary Leydig will be promoted to the Assistant Director of Admission at the Academy. Leydig will continue to oversee enrollment for 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. CPT Head will oversee enrollment for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.
Fork Union welcomed CPT Head to campus fulltime in 2021 as an Upper School Instructor, teaching history, woodworking and public speaking for the last two years. He is no stranger to the Academy, as he was a four-year cadet that graduated in 2017. The alumnus also worked Summer School for two summers in 2018 and 2019. CPT Head is a 2021 graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Religious Studies.
“As an alumnus of the Academy, we know CPT Head will be able to effectively share the FUMA mission,” added Montero-Sharpe.