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.READ MORE: Jerry Remy 'Resting Comfortably' At Hospital After Experiencing 'Shortness Of Breath' During Red Sox Telecast Friday
Campbell studied Sociology at UMass Boston.READ MORE: Woburn Man Shot In Neck; Police Say Shooting May Have Been 'Accidental Or Unintentional'
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.MORE NEWS: Steamship Authority Website Running Again After Ransomware Attack Last Week
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports