Cadet Connor Bates Findlay, son of Russ and Sara Findlay of Ridgefield, Conn., graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 27.

Findlay graduated from Ridgefield High School in 2013. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in Business Management. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Air Defense Artillery branch and will report to Fort Hood, Texas for his first assignment.

The mission of the U.S. Military Academy is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army.