27 troopers graduated from the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on December 21, 2018.

The 106th Recruit Class reported to the Academy on July 2, 2018, to begin the 25-week training to become a trooper. The new troopers will report to duty in their assigned troops on January 7, 2019.

The names, hometowns, and first assignments of members of the 106th Recruit Class are listed below:

Name/Hometown/First Assignment

Chase Adkison, Kearney, MO, Troop A, Zone 4, Clay County
Jonathan R. Atherton, Fayette, MO, Troop A, Zone 15, Henry County
David A. Beck, Scott City, MO, Troop E, Zone 7, Scott/Mississippi/New Madrid Counties
Blaine C. Bridges, Sullivan, MO, Troop C, Zone 4, South St. Louis/Jefferson Counties
Skylar T. Bruenger, West Point, IL, Troop C, Zone 9, St. Charles County
Zachary D. Davidson, Harrisonville, MO, Troop A, Zone 6, Jackson County
Brandon S. Fahnestock, Kansas City, KS, Troop A, Zone 12, Johnson County
Garrett L. Hendrix, Poplar Bluff, MO, Troop E, Zone 2, Butler/Ripley Counties
Jacob H. Hirner, New London, MO, Troop H, Zone 6, Andrew/Buchanan Counties
Duncan Hughes, Jefferson City, MO, Troop H, Zone 5, Andrew/Buchanan Counties
Jacob S. Huskey, Crestwood, MO, Troop C, Zone 3, South St. Louis/Jefferson Counties
Gavin C. Leach, Owensville, MO, Troop I, Zone 3, Crawford County
Taylor K. Leftwich, Palmyra, MO, Troop A, Zone 5, Ray/Carroll Counties
Robert A. Martinez, Hartsburg, MO, Troop A, Zone 8, Lafayette County
Michael T. McCoy, Jefferson City, MO, Troop C, Zone 4, South St. Louis/Jefferson Counties
Casey M. McDonald, Blue Springs, MO, Troop A, Zone 3, Clay County
Caleb M. Morgan, Piedmont, MO, Troop E, Zone 1, Butler/Ripley Counties
Tyler A. Pierson, Rushville, MO, Troop H, Zone 6, Andrew/Buchanan Counties
Bryce T. Quiring, Chillicothe, MO, Troop H, Zone 7, Clinton/Caldwell Counties
Thomas A. Reents, Litchfield, IL, Troop C, Zone 9, St. Charles County
Randall W. Rosenthal, Conway, MO, Troop A, Zone 16, Benton County
Austin L. Royster, Monett, MO, Troop A, Zone 12, Johnson County
Tristan M. Royster, Carthage, MO, Troop H, Zone 8, Clinton/Caldwell Counties
Tyler J. Straatmann, Villa Ridge, MO, Troop C, Zone 3, South St. Louis/Jefferson Counties
Dillan A. Vandeven, Dexter, MO, Troop C, Zone 14, St. Francois/Washington Counties
Nathan L. Vines, Rogersville, MO, Troop I, Zone 8, Laclede County
Dylon M. Wyatt, Perryville, MO, Troop C, Zone 16, Ste. Genevieve/Perry Counties

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