■ Timothy A. Goins has graduated from the Navy's Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.
Nuclear Power School is a six-month course that trains officers and enlisted students in the science and engineering fundamental to the design, operation and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants.
Graduates undergo additional instruction at a prototype training unit before serving as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard a nuclear-powered surface ship or as an electronics technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine.
Goins is the son of Nancy L. Goins and Timothy A. Goins of Lexington.
He is a 2009 graduate of Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.