• Air Force Col. Eric N. Forsyth has retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving honorably for 25 years.

He last served as Fixed Wing Program executive officer with United States Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Forsyth, a 1987 graduate of Nevada High School, is the son of George A. Forsyth of Nevada and brother of Greg A. Forsyth of Newton.

• Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa congratulates the following Nevada students, who graduated on April 29: Brook Thompson, summa cum laude, B.A., elementary education and liberal arts, son of Cary and Rita Thompson; Gabriel Dubberke, magna cum laude, B.A., biochemistry, son of Mike and Jean Dubberke and Tyler Stokesbary, cum laude, B.A., political science and history, son of Rita Foley and Michael Foley.