Philip D. Hickson
graduated from the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
The primary focus of the 33-day course is to develop and evaluate each cadet's potential as a leader and
Hickson is the son of Wayne W. and Pat Hickson, Lansing.
The cadet graduated from a home school program in 2002 and is currently attending the University of Kansas, Lawrence.