Cornell College

Jerry Byers of Blue Springs was one of 250 students to graduate from Cornell College May 11. Byers graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor of arts in International Relations and Russian Studes.

Cornell College is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa.

Virginia Military Institute

Brandon P. Zembles of Blue Springs received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering at the Virginia Military Institute. Zembles was one out of 317 cadets who graduated May 16.

VMI is the nation’s oldest state-supported military college. It is located in Lexington, Virginia.

-Brandon Dumsky