Air Force Airman Matthew Burow, son of Kraig and Kari Burow of Alexandria, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an Associate in Applied Science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Burow is a 2010 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria.
Sophia Kim, daughter of Dr. Sunny and Jung Kim of Alexandria, graduated from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts on May 20. Kim, who majored in neuroscience, entered Amherst after graduating from Edina High School.