Ian Patrick Colledge completed two major milestones this spring at the age of 21.
After graduating Kent State University May 10 with a degree in exercise science, he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps May 17 at the Historic Church on Tallmadge Circle.
Colledge also graduated USMC Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Va. in July 2013. This training consisted of two six-week sessions the summers of 2012 and 2013.
Colledge will report to Quantico in 2015 for additional training before being assigned to lead and inspire other Marines.
A Tallmadge High School Class of 2010 graduate, Colledge is the youngest son of residents Matt and Patty, and brother of Chad Colledge who resides in Chapel Hill, N.C.