Pilot to enter Navy officer school
Tyson Roser of Carson City graduated Summa Cum Laude from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz., with a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautics.
He plans to become a U.S. Navy pilot, entering Officers Candidate School on Aug. 6.
Roser, 24, is a licensed private pilot and will go to the Navy’s flight school in Pensacola, Fla., after completing the 12-week OCS program at Newport, R.I.
He is also an accomplished golfer who played four years varsity golf for Carson High School while enrolled in Laurel Springs private high school for home-school programs, where he earned a 4.0 grade-point average.
He played in the U.S. Open qualifier at Genoa Lakes Golf Club in 2006.
His college education included completing a course in Christian missionary studies with Vision International online education program.
Roser is the son of Randy and Shawnna Roser of Carson City and is active with his parents in pastoral duties at The Bridge Christian Church, which they founded, in downtown Carson City.
After his service in the Navy, Roser plans to become a missionary pilot serving people being assisted by missionaries.