CRESTVIEW — The Fort Walton Beach Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints honored Early Morning Seminary graduates June 4 at the Niceville chapel. About 75 youths are in the stake, which includes congregations in Baker, Crestview, DeFuniak Springs, Niceville, Fort Walton Beach and Sandestin.

Crestview residents who graduated from the four-year program are Cumorah La Hammond, Brooklyn Burbidge and Madelynn Farris.

Graduates spoke of the many blessings of rising early to attend this study of the New Testament prior to high school studies.