Drew Kennedy, a 2011 graduate of Wilton High School, not only graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in military science from Rutgers University on Sunday, May 15, but was also commissioned by the U.S. Army two days later.

After four years in the Rutgers ROTC program, Kennedy was offered a logistics position by the U.S. Army and commissioned during a ceremony at Rutgers on Tuesday, May 17.

Kennedy will receive training at Fort Lee in Richmond, Va., and then be stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky., for six years.