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 […]

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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 […]

Tolson named valedictorian, Ockenfels salutatorian, as THS celebrates 150th graduating class

The top two academic students at Trenton High School in the Class of 2016 are Valedictorian Lexie Tolson and Salutatorian Ally Ockenfels.  The remainder of the top ten are Daryian Otto, Eli Leininger, Elizabeth Leeper, Kail McCarter, Madeline Barone, Colton Neff, Tomi Delp, and Brice Dillon. Four other students (Jonathan Lamp, Abby Miller, Mason Radcliff, […]


Importance of personal financial planning for graduating Seniors

Here are some specific steps that all graduating seniors should take. Actually, this is good advice for everyone, no matter when or if you’ve graduated from college. Become financially literate Unfortunately, financial literacy in the United States is not widespread. Most high school students fail a personal finance exam (less than 50% of questions answered […]