PARRIS ISLAND, SC --
MCRD Parris Island -- Pfc. Jacob S. Wesson graduated from Marine recruit training today as the platoon honor graduate of Platoon 1000, Company C, 2nd Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, for placing first of 79 recruits.
The honor graduate award recognizes the Marine who best exemplifies the total Marine concept, which encompasses physical fitness, marksmanship and leadership traits, during recruit training.
Wesson, a native of Hilliard, Florida, acted as platoon guide for Platoon 1000.
Wesson is a graduate of Hilliard Middle Senior High School and was recruited at Recruiting Substation Jacksonville, by Staff Sgt. Bruno Bego.
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