Missouri State Highway Patrol

Mercer and Grundy Counties assigned new graduates of Missouri Highway Patrol Academy

Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 26 troopers will graduate from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on June 29, 2018. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. in the Academy gymnasium. The public is invited. The 105th Recruit Class reported to the Academy on January […]

Trenton High School

Seventy-seven seniors graduate at Trenton High School

Graduation took place Sunday for seventy-seven Seniors at Trenton High School with Emily Kasinger named as Valedictorian and Jayden Roeder the Salutatorian of this years graduating class. High school Principal Ron Franklin announced the top ten academic students during commencement exercises.     Franklin also recognized addition students for their academic achievement.     The […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College named as a Military Friendly School

North Central Missouri College has earned the 2018-19 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to veterans and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career. “We are very […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC students honored by Missouri Community College Association

North Central Missouri College students were recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association for their outstanding leadership or participation in Phi Theta Kappa. Four students attended MCCA’s spring luncheon to receive recognition for their success. Janelle Popish was the selected recipient of the Student Leadership Award for North Central Missouri College. This award is […]

Laredo R-7 School

Six graduate from 8th grade at Laredo

Six students received a diploma at Laredo R-7 School District’s eighth-grade graduation Monday night. Superintendent Misty Foster says student Hannah Bowe was named Valedictorian, and Chandler Lynch was named Salutatorian. Rebecca Urich received the Citizenship Award. Fifth through eighth grade English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher Melissa Williams spoke to the graduates. Foster reports […]

Graduation caps

Audio: Jay Ashcroft featured speaker at NCMC morning graduation

North Central Missouri College graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony received degrees in several areas of study.  They included associate degrees in arts, applied science, arts in teaching, and general studies as well as certificates. Student Senate President Katelyn Galloway welcomed everyone and told a story.     NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver noted that the first […]


Audio: Dr. Albert Cross speaks at NCMC Graduation

North Central Missouri College in Trenton this year graduated 420 students earning 440 degrees and certificates. Among his commencement remarks Saturday, North Central President Lenny Klaver reviewed where the graduates are from.     The college had two commencement programs Saturday with retired medical doctor Albert Cross the featured speaker during the afternoon graduation for nursing […]

NCMC 2018 Commencement Speakers

Secretary Jay Ashcroft and Dr. Albert Cross are NCMC 2018 Commencement Speakers

Secretary Jay Ashcroft, serving as Secretary of State for Missouri and Dr. Albert Cross, retired medical doctor and former NCMC board trustee will give the commencement addresses at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri on May 5, 2018. Secretary Ashcroft will speak at the 9:00 a.m. morning ceremony and Dr. Cross will be the […]

Captain Katy Modlin

Kirksville native receives diploma at Fort Bliss

Captain Katy Modlin a native of Kirksville recently received her diploma from the William Beaumont Army Medical Center at Fort Bliss. Modlin completed a three to five-year residency requirement or internship. Graduate Medical Education Programs at William Beaumont Army Medical Cente include internal medicine residency and internship, orthopedic surgery residency and internship, general surgery residency […]


Audio: North Central Missouri College graduates 393 students

North Central Missouri College held commencement programs Saturday for 393 students who earned 413 total degrees and certificates. During the afternoon program for nursing students, 76 students were honored for earning an Associate Degree in Applied Science/Nursing with another 78 recognized for earning a certificate in Practical Nursing. Featured speaker, Doctor Martha Hoffman Goedert, formerly […]