UMass Awards Posthumous Degree To Marathon Bombing Victim Krystle Campbell

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell’s family was presented with Campbell’s posthumous degree at UMass Boston’s undergraduate commencement Friday.

Campbell’s brother, William, was there to accept the degree, a Bachelor of Arts, on her behalf.

Campbell studied Sociology at UMass Boston.

UMass Boston Chancellor Keith Motley¬†presented the degree after holding a moment of silence for the Boston Marathon victims. Motley also announced a scholarship created to honor Campbell’s memory.

The funding for the scholarship was provided by a trustee named Richard Campbell, who holds no relation to Krystle.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports

Marathon Victim Receives Posthumous Degree

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Summer of Savings
Download Weather App
Taz Show

Listen Live