Commencement exercises for the 97th Basic Peace Officer Course class at Angelina College were held June 16. 

Graduates include Hunter Smith, Gabrial Ener, Christopher Wheeler, Tyler Due and Rodney Nash, all of Lufkin; Kenny Lloyd of Nacogdoches, David Branson of Huntsville, Alex Garner of San Augustine, Taylhr Miller of Jasper, Josh Denman of Huntington, Jordan Long of Center, Gene Lilly of Newton, Emmitt Eldridge of Conroe, Noah Main of Mineola, Ron Goertz of Livingston, Jason Henderson of Trinity, Jessica Pawlowski of Southington, Ohio and John Griffin of Yosemite, California.

The following cadets have secured employment as follows: Branson, Coldspring-Oakhurst ISD Police Department; Garner, San Augustine Precinct 2 Constable; Miller, Jasper County Sheriff Office; Smith, Lufkin Police Department; Eldridge, San Jacinto Sheriff’s Office; Main, Lufkin Police Department; Goertz, Polk County Sheriff’s Office; Henderson, Trinity Police Department.

Congratulations to the graduates.

Front row, from left: Kenny Lloyd, David Branson, Alex Garner, Taylhr Miller, Josh Denman, Gabrial Ener, Jordan Long, Gene Lilly, Hunter Smith. Secon row, from left: Christopher Wheeler, Rodney Nash, Emmitt Eldridge, Jessica Pawlowski, Noah Main, Ron Goertz, John Griffin, Jason Henderson, Tyler Due.