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Scott Depot man recognized as distinguished graduate

Jun. 07, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

COLORADO SPRINGS, Col. -- Ian Ellington of Scott Depot was recognized as a Distinguished Graduate finishing in the top 10 percent of his 2013 graduating class during the US Air Force Academy's Commencement Ceremonies in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, May 29.

Ellington received a bachelor of science in mathematical sciences. He was also commissioned as an officer on Tuesday, May 28, with an appointment as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force and will receive pilot training at the Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi beginning in August.

Ellington graduated second in his class from Winfield High School in 2009 and was a captain of the boys' soccer team.

He is the son of Rich and Sue Ellington of Scott Depot.