Derek J. Trujillo graduated as a second lieutenant from the U.S. Air Force Academy on May 28, 2014, with a bachelor of science degree in biology. He is a 2010 graduate of Brighton High School. He has achieved his goal of being assigned to pilot training, which he will be attending at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas.
BRIGHTON — Hannah M. (Morrison) Reynolds is preparing to celebrate a major milestone. Born July 13, 1914, she’s turning 100 this weekend.
Hannah was born on a farm near Walbach, Neb., to Hans and Mary Morrison, one of six children. She attended a country school in Greeley County, Neb., through eighth grade before attending high school in Brayton, Neb., where she graduated. The family moved to North Loop, Neb., and later to Grand Island, Neb.
LINCOLN, NEB. — Kevan Hunter Carr, of Brighton, was among more than 2,900 students who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in ceremonies May 9 and 10. Carr received a bachelor of journalism from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.
CAMP GUERNSEY JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Wyo. — Andrew Schaneman of Brighton, was promoted to staff sergeant in the Wyoming Army National Guard May 2. Schaneman is a medic in the 213th Regional Training Institute, in Guernsey. He has been a member of the Wyoming National Guard for eight years.
Besides serving in the Wyoming National Guard, he is a dental hygienist with various dentists in the Brighton area.
Saturday, May 17, is the date for the annual Ft. Lupton Optimist Club garage sale at R&M Services, 622 First Ave. in Ft. Lupton. The selling hours will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In case of rain, the sale will be held on Sunday, May 18. Organizers are looking for household items in good working condition. Children’s clothing and toys are highly saleable. All donations are tax deductible and receipts are offered. Proceeds go toward the Fort Lupton Optimist Club senior scholarships.