People and achievements, Aug. 26

August 25, 2013 

YOUTH

MIMI HARDING attended Brevard Music Institute in Brevard, N.C., for six weeks this summer playing flute and piccolo. She was also chosen for the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. Harding is a senior at Spring Valley High School.

MILITARY

NAVY SEAMAN RECRUIT BOBBY Z. MURPHY has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is the son of Donnette and Glenn Smith of Leesville.

NAVY SEAMAN APPRENTICE MELODY N. VANCE has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. She is the daughter of Melissa and Timothy Vance of Columbia.

ARMY PVT. JOSEPH L. JENKINS III has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. He is the son of Daisy Bennett of Columbia.

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD COL. RAYMOND G. STRAWBRIDGE has graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa., and earned a master’s degree in strategic studies. He is a resident of Lexington, and is the son of Jerry Strawbridge of Leesville and Peggy Strawbridge of Columbia.

NAVY SEAMAN APPRENTICE STETHAN A. HOLMES has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is the son of Renee and Fred Morgan of Pelion.

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