(Photo)Pictured in this five-generation photo are Billings and Laurel residents Evelyn Degenhart, great-great-grandmother; Sheri (Degenhart) Kisch, great-grandmother; Robert Kisch, grandfather; Sarah Kisch, mother, and Taylene, daughter.
In the service
Air Force Airman Alec T. McInnis graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. The son of Troy and Melinda McInnis of Billings, he is a 2010 graduate of West High.
Army Pvt. Matthew R. Johnson has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The course of instruction included basic military training and advanced individual training. A 2009 graduate of Skyview High, Johnson is the son of Brenda Young of Billings and Johnny Johnson of Columbus.
In the schools
Heidi Peterson of Lavina has graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in theater arts from Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, Ore.
(11 Photos)Cadets Kelly Navarro, Kaila Van Engen, Hunter Deese, Kenneth Henkes, Andrew Jetmore, Andrew Oblander, Brandon Falcon, Jeremy Kindness, Kane Purcella and James Ulrich, all of Billings, and Harlan Hinkle of Park City have graduated from the Montana Youth Challenge Academy. The Montana Youth Challenge Academy is a 17-1/2- month, three-phase, tuition-free program in Dillon at the University of Montana-Western designed to assist youth ages 16-18 by helping them to develop the academic and physical skills and abilities required to be successful.