FALLBROOK – On June 13, Cole Ryan Bezzant graduated summa cum laude and with college honors from UCLA College of Letters & Science in the division of social sciences. He received a bachelor of arts, majoring in history.
Bezzant attended Fallbrook schools throughout his youth, beginning with kindergarten at Fallbrook Street School and graduating from Oasis High School, where he was inspired and mentored by teacher Linda Poznanter (now retired).
He did his general studies at Palomar College in San Marcos, receiving straight A’s throughout his career there and making the Dean’s List consistently. From Palomar, he transferred to UCLA as a junior, graduating two years later.
Bezzant is the son of Eden Louise Bezzant and a third generation of the Bezzant family to attend Fallbrook schools. His grandmother, Lenon Peterson Bezzant, graduated from Fallbrook High School in 1944. She currently has eight grandchildren who are college graduates, with more on the way.