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Higginson commissioned in Marine Corps

2nd Lt. James Higginson
2nd Lt. James Higginson

James “J.J.” Higginson, son of Waimea residents Jamie and Cricket Higginson and a 2010 graduate of Hawaii Preparatory Academy, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in June. Higginson was commissioned through the Officer Candidate School Program after graduating from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management. He will report to the Marine Corps’ 26-week “The Basic School” in Quantico, Virginia, later this fall.