PSU grads urged to start their careers in New Hampshire
A Plymouth State graduate lets it be known that school is out during Saturday's commencement. (DAN SEUFERT/Union Leader Correspondent)
"I extend congratulations," said Reno, "and I hope that at least 55 percent of you will stay here and start your careers in New Hampshire."
Hassan began her congratulatory remarks by asking for a moment of silence for slain Brentwood police Officer Stephen Arkell, but then picked up Reno's theme.
"The investments you have made in your education represent an investment in your community and your state. . The Granite State has so much to offer you at each and every step of your way."
He told graduates to be "purposeful, persistent and grateful."
An honorary doctorate of science was given to Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientist Hugh Miller Herr, one of the world's leading bionic limb researchers who walks on two artificial legs, having lost his legs while ice climbing on Mount Washington in 1982.
"There are no obstacles that cannot be overcome," Herr said.
"We must not accept human disability. In this century, we will allow the paralyzed to walk . and we will free humanity from devastating brain conditions like depression." firstname.lastname@example.org
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