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Matthew Collard
Matthew Collard

U.S. Navy Ensign Scott D. Collard graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on May 27 and was commissioned as an officer.

Collard, a 2007 graduate of Lexington Catholic High School, received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in information technology and is assigned to the U.S. Naval Academy as a basic sailing instructor. In September, he'll begin flight school at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla.

His brother, Matthew Collard, a 2011 graduate of Lexington Catholic, has been accepted to the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.

Scott and Matthew are the sons of Mark and Debbie Collard of Lexington.