News Release: Wayne, PA – June 25, 2019 – Kobie Reid, 17, of Hamilton, Bermuda graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy, a private, independent, college preparatory school, where military traditions help guide cadets to reach their full potential.

“The cadets of the class of 2019 have developed into leaders of character who are ready to face any challenge with confidence, strength and honor,” said Col Stuart B Helgeson, USMCR (Ret), Superintendent & COO of Valley Forge Military Academy & College.

“We wish them all the best as they continue their education and continue to make us proud.”

Reid will continue his studies at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts in the fall.

The young Bermudian basketball player attended the military academy for two years before his graduation in May.

Originally from Smith’s Parish, Kobi is also a former Mount Saint Agnes Academy student, where he played basketball.

Currently back home for the summer, he plans to start the next phase of his education at Suffolk University in September.

  • About Valley Forge Military Academy (VFMA)  Established in 1928, VFMA is a private, independent college preparatory school for boys offering grades 7 through 12 with day and boarding options. At VFMA cadets are immersed in a unique educational experience anchored on Five Cornerstones: Academic Excellence, Character Development, Personal Motivation, Physical Development and Leadership. These cornerstones are the foundation for cadets to reach their academic potential and to achieve success in the classroom and beyond. For more information about VFMA, please visit