Hometown Hero-Ellliott Newton

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Our latest Hometown Hero is Elliott Newton. 

Elliott graduated from Terre Haute South Vigo High School in 2005. 

A star athlete and a member of the National Honor Society, Elliott enrolled at Brigham Young University, then served a full 2-year mission with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia.  He returned to BYU to earn degrees in Russian and Middle Eastern Studies then a masters at IU in Gentral Eurasian Studies.  Elliott is fluent in seven languages.

He joined the Army in 2013, completed basic and OCS at Ft. Benning, Georgia.  He is a 1st Lieutenant based at Ft. Riley, KS with the 1st Infantry Division or the “Big Red One” and is currently deployed in Kuwait. 

He is seriously considering the military as a career.  Lieutenant Newton and his wife, Kristina have a son, Ivan.

An outstanding young man, the future is bright for our latest Hometown Hero, Lieutenant Elliott Newton.

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