Edinburg residents earn auctioneering diploma

Johnathan W. Foltz and Mary Beth Foltz, of Edinburg, have successfully completed a course at the Missouri Auction School in auctioneering and auction sales management.

The diploma they earned includes the honorary title of colonel, a tradition dating to the Civil War.

The concentrated course is conducted by the Missouri Auction School at the world’s largest auction training center. The training includes lectures and workshops featuring prominent auctioneers from throughout the United States and participating in selling numerous public auctions in nearby communities. Subjects include antiques, livestock, furniture, business liquidations, real estate, auto, machinery, general merchandise and all types of estate auctions.