Degrees and Certifications:

Lt Col Patrick G. Sanders

Graduated from Nixa High School in 1984, Southwest Missouri State University in 1989, Air Force Officer Training School in 1990, Air Force Pilot Training in 1991, Squadron Officer School in 1995, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 1996, and Air War College in 2002.  Command Pilot in the F-16 and T-38 with over 5,500 hours.  Retired in 2011.  Taught Air Force JROTC at Bolivar High School for 1 1/2 years then transferred to Republic High School in 2012.