VEAZIE – Dana and Cindy Lavertu are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole C. Lavertu to Benjamin R. Bustard of Bucksport, the son of Ken and Pearl Bustard of Bucksport. Nicole is a 2005 graduate of John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, a 2009 graduate of the University of Maine in Orono with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental management and policy and a graduate of National Outdoor Leadership School. She is an instructor at Maine Bound Adventure Center and will intern with Friends of Acadia at Acadia National Park. Benjamin is a 2006 graduate of Bucksport High School in Bucksport and attended AmeriCorps NCCC. He moved to Europe to study theology and take part in an internship in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a direct support professional at Downeast Horizons Day Program in Bangor for adults and children with mental disabilities. The couple is planning a Sept. 20, 2009, wedding at Camp Roosevelt in Eddington with the Rev. Kirk Winters officiating.
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