Brandon Bartholow, of Ft. Myers, Fla., formerly of Newcomerstown, obtained his Private Pilot Certificate on Aug. 8. His training was done through Paragon Flight Training in Mt. Myers, Fla. While he aspires to be a professional pilot, he also attends Florida Gulf Coast University majoring in accounting. He is the son of Randy and Cheryl Bartholow of Newcomerstown, and Roger and Kim (Carr) Vermillion of Wellington, Fla. His grandparents are Don and Marjorie Carr of Newcomerstown, Evelyn Rivers of Walnut Creek, Paul and Martha Vermillion, and Tom Triplett.