Eric Christopher Penrod of Elsberry Graduated from the Missouri State Highway Patrol academy on Dec. 20, as a part of the 97th recruit class.
Penrod is the son of Yvonne Penrod of Elsberry and of the late Christopher Penrod.
He graduated from Elsberry High School in 2005.
Penrod, his wife Amanda and their children are currently residing in Columbia, where he has been assigned to Troop F in Boone County.
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