Second Lt. Thomas H. Thornton III, United States Marine Corps, graduated from Officer Candidate School in December 2010. He is now in The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia, for additional training. Graduation is slated for late spring 2011.
Thomas was a 2004 graduate of Cedar Springs High School and 2009 graduate of Lake Superior State University. Proud parents are Thomas and Sara Thornton from Sand Lake, Michigan.