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. and Ardith Forsyth of Nevada and brother of Greg A. Forsyth of Newton.

Reid Selby, former Roland-Story graduate and grandson of Karen and the late Bill Selby of Nevada and Al and Bev Andis of Spencer, has been accepted into the Honors at Oxford Program, sponsored by the Honors College at University of Oklahoma. This is the most prestigious undergraduate degree attainable at University of Oklahoma. The Honors at Oxford Program offers students the opportunity to participate in tutorials with Oxford professors and experience the intense Oxford style of teaching. To be accepted into the program, students are judged by submitting their transcript; a list of pertinent univeristy activities, honors and awards; a 500-word essay on the last book they read outside of class and why; and maintaining a 3.5 or higher GPA.

Nevada students Kayleigh Edmonds, Marissa Lindemann, Abby McLeod and Colo student Sarah Miller recently participated in a week-long Tech Trek camp on the campus of Buena Vista University. The camp, sponsored by the American Association of University Women, is uniquely designed to show girls firsthand how exciting careers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields can be.

Kanzaidy Frank of McCallsburg received her Bachelor of Science in business-healthcare management from Western Governors University on July 15.