Bessler graduates from the University of New Hampshire
Sean Bessler of Everett graduated from the University of New Hampshire in December 2017. He earned a BA degree in psychology.
Students who received the honor Summa Cum Laude graduated with a GPA of 3.85-4.0: Students who received the honor of Magna Cum Laude graduated with a GPA of 3.65-3.84; and students who received the honor of Cum Laude graduated with a GPA of 3.50-3.64.
Students are only graduated after the Registrar’s Office has certified that all degree requirements have been successfully completed. Participating in the commencement ceremony is the act of honoring and celebrating academic achievement.
The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state’s flagship public institution, enrolling 13,000 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students.
Petrone graduated from basic military training
U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman First Class Nicholas F. Petrone graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Petrone is the son of Fred and Debbie Petrone of Everett, Mass., grandson of Betty Penta of Everett, Mass., and nephew of Patricia Penta of Saugus, Mass., and James Penta of Everett, Mass. He is also the brother of Chris Petrone and Joseph Petrone.
The airman is a 2009 graduate of Everett High School.