SHERIDAN — U.S. Navy Ensign Keegan A. Korpela graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 24 and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Korpela completed four years of academic, physical and professional training, resulting in a Bachelor of Science with a major in English.
Korpela completed the total immersion program which combines academics with a professional military training environment emphasizing the development of leadership skills.
Following graduation, Korpela was assigned to flight school where he will continue training as a Navy pilot in Pensacola, Fla.
Korpela is a 2009 graduate of Sheridan High School and the son of Mark and Janet Korpela.