Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob A. Motsinger (pictured above) graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Motsinger earned distinction as an honor graduate.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
The airman, a 2005 graduate of Ballard High School, is the son of Evy Raes of Slater.
Danielle Lloyd, daughter of Garry and Sandra Lloyd of Slater, was named with highest honors to the fall semester dean’s list at University of Northwestern – St. Paul. Highest honors are awarded to students with a GPA of 3.90-4.0. Lloyd is pursuing a degree in psychology at Northwestern.